School of Dental Medicine Admissions Timeline

Applicants for Fall 2019
Month Year Detail
Spring 2018

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 2018 Shadow a dentist(s) and/or specialist(s).
May/June 2018

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

UNLV Supplemental application available through Grad Rebel Gateway.

July 2018 Take Dental Admissions Test no later than this date.
Sept. 2018 Interviews begin and take place through February.
Dec. 2018 Letters of acceptance mailed to qualified candidates. For status of application, check AADSAS website or call the office.
Jan. 2019 UNLV AADSAS Application deadline.
Feb. 2019 Deadline to submit all other supporting documentation.
Sept. 2019 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.