The MUSC James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine welcomed the DMD Class of 2018 on June 2, 2014. The class is comprised of 75 impressive and diverse students, including a record number of women.

According to the JBECDM Office of Academic and Student Affairs, the percentage of women accepted into the program over the past several years has been on a steady incline.  A total of 45 females and 30 males were accepted into the program.

Together, their demographics portray a diverse representation of states nation-wide: Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and South Carolina.  A total of 48 In-State and 27 Out-of-State students were accepted out of an impressive applicant pool of 874 applicants.

Photo Credit: JBECDM Office of Academic and Student Affairs