School of Dental Medicine Admissions Timeline

Applicants for Fall 2022
Month Year Detail
Spring 2021

Begin requesting letters of evaluation: one from a pre-health professions committee or four from individual professors—at least 2 from science professors, 1 from a liberal arts professor, employer, pastor, etc., and one from a dentist (total of 4 letters)

Prepare personal statement for AADSAS application.

Prepare for the Dental Admissions Test (DAT).

Summer 2021 Shadow a dentist(s) and/or specialist(s).
May/June 2021

AADSAS online application available from American Dental Education Association (ADEA) website.

UNLV Supplemental application available through Grad Rebel Gateway.

July 2021 Take Dental Admissions Test no later than this date.
Sept. 2021 Interviews begin and take place through February.
Dec. 2021 Letters of acceptance mailed to qualified candidates. For status of application, check AADSAS website or call the office.
Jan. 2022 UNLV AADSAS Application deadline.
Feb. 2022 Deadline to submit all other supporting documentation.
Sept. 2022 Classes begin.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is complete and all supporting documents have been received by our office. Only complete files will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee for interview decisions.