Applicants to the DMST program apply simultaneously to the College of Dental Medicine via the American Dental Education Association and MUSC College of Graduate Studies.
Submit AADAS Application and fee (June 1 thru December 1)The College of Dental Medicine is a participant in the American Association of Dental Schools Application Service (AADSAS) sponsored by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA). All applicants to the MUSC College of Dental Medicine must complete a new AADSAS Application.
The AADSAS application is available at:
Submit MUSC College of Dental Medicine Supplemental Application, Graduate Studies Application and fee (July 1 thru February 1)Applicants to the DMSTP program must apply to the College of Dental Medicine and College of Graduate Studies simultaneously. DAT scores are required, but GRE scores are waived. An additional essay, documenting how the DMST program will fit into each applicant's career goals is required for the Graduate Studies Application.
MUSC Supplemental Application and Graduate Studies Application:
Submit Additional Application Materials (July 1 thru February 1)Applicants will receive forms by email for additional required application materials after the College of Dental Medicine Supplemental and the Office of Enrollment Services receives Graduate Studies Application. Applicants are highly encouraged to use these forms for application materials to ensure that all information is complete, in an acceptable format, and easily matched to other application materials. Important instructions for these documents are included on the forms.
Applicant Interviews (Invitation Only) (Late September thru February)Applicants will be invited by mail for interviews with Dental Medicine faculty from September to February.
Video of a Sample Interview Day:
Final Decisions Mailed to Applicants (Early December thru April 15)
All accepted dental students begin classes (Early June)
Application materials should be mailed to the address below:
Dental Medicine Admissions
MUSC Office of Enrollment Services
PO Box 250203
41 Bee Street
Charleston, SC 29425-0203
Applicants who have applied in previous years must submit new AADSAS, Graduate Studies and MUSC College of Dental Medicine Supplemental Applications and should update application materials for each new year.
The DMSTP program committee considers:
- Evidence of serious, enthusiastic commitment to the program
- Exceptional GPA and DAT scores
- Receipt of baccalaureate degree prior to program matriculation
- Record of advanced science courses
- Evidence of research commitment
- Strong recommendations from faculty
You will find additional information about tuition and fees, academic calendars, campus tours (virtual and walking), South Carolina residency, and international admissions through the Office of Enrollment Services webpage at http://www.musc.edu/em.
You will also find additional information about academic opportunities, community outreach, and financial aid at MUSC through http://www.musc.edu/education.shtml.
Detailed information about the College of Dental Medicine is available through the MUSC Bulletin catalogue accessible through the Office of Enrollment Services website: http://www.musc.edu/bulletin/dental/.