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The following courses will satisfy the requirements for admission to most U.S. dental schools:
- Biology 111, 112, 205 Genetics, 310 or 330 Physiology, 339 Microbiology
- Chemistry — Two semesters of general/inorganic chemistry with laboratory (Chemistry 125, 126, 135, 136; or 140, 240). Two semesters of organic chemistry with two credits of laboratory (Chemistry 245, 246, 251, 252)
- Physics — Two semesters of physics with laboratory (Physics 155 or 165, 156 or 166)
- Biochemistry (BBMB 325)
- English – Two semesters of English writing/composition (110, 210, 310) or any English literature course.
Note: Requirements vary. Some schools accept Encounters as writing intensive courses for English. A course in anatomy (e.g. Biology 259) is required by some schools. If you have AP/IB credit for Chemistry 125, Chemistry 240 is not required.
FAQs for Dentistry
What are some programs attended by recent alums?
University of Washington
Oregon Health & Sciences University
University of California - San Francisco
How do I apply?
55 dental schools participate in the common application administered by the American Dental Education Association