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Applications for the College of Dental Medicine


A course of didactic and clinical study leading to a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. For detailed information about the College of Dental Medicine, go to the Bulletin (academic catalog) site at or the Dental Medicine homepage at


Dental Admission Test (DAT) scores less than five years old (US Version) are required for admission into the first-year class. Preference is given to applicants who have completed four years of college work and have earned a baccalaureate degree. In rare circumstances a minimum of three years of exemplary college work (90 semester hours) to include exceptional science GPA and DAT scores may be considered. The DAT should be taken no later than the fall of the year preceding the year in which the applicant wishes to be admitted. 

Application Process

Applicants must complete the AADSAS application and the MUSC Supplemental Application before application materials will be reviewed and the applicant will be considered for an interview. For detailed information about admissions and the application process, please go to the Dental Medicine admissions webpage at

If you are interested in applying to the Dental Medicine Scientist Training Program (DMD/PhD), 

Application Deadlines

Start TermApplication TypeAvailableDeadline
Summer 2018RegularJuly 1, 2017Jan 15, 2018




Last Published with Edits:April 26, 2017 4:23 PM
Last Comprehensive Review:April 2017
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