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Application Process

Timetable for the 2017 Admissions Cycle

  Earliest Date Latest Date
Application Submission 6/1/2016 2/1/2017
Acceptance Notification 12/1/2016 8/11/2017

    

  1. Applications can be submitted online through the American Association of Dental Schools Application Service (AADSAS), available at: https://portal.aadsasweb.org/. The deadline for receipt of the AADSAS application is February 2nd in the year admission is sought.

  2. Information about the Dental Admission Test is available on the ADA website: www.ada.org/dat.aspx. Applicants' DAT scores must be submitted by February 15th in the year admission is sought. Please note that the DAT test must have been taken within 3 years of the year in which admission is sought. Scores older than 3 years will not be considered.

  3. Mail the $80 application processing fee directly to NYU Dentistry at the time the AADSAS application is submitted. The fee is non-refundable. It can be paid either by check or money order in US dollars, and made payable to "NYU College of Dentistry".

    Please mail the non-refundable US$80 application fee directly to NYU Dentistry at the following address:

        NYU College of Dentistry
        Office of Admissions
        Attn: 2017 DDS Application
        433 First Avenue, Suite 125
        New York, NY 10010


    *Note:  For Canadian and other non-US-based applicants, please see special Payment Guidelines below.

    Please see information on Fee Waivers below.

  4. Information about the TOEFL (for applicants with a Bachelor's degree from a school outside of the US or Canada) is available on the Educational Testing Services website: www.ets.org/toefl. Applicants' TOEFL scores must be submitted by February 1st in the year in which admission is sought. Scores older than 2 years will not be considered. TOEFL scores should be submitted directly to NYU Dentistry. Our Institution code is 2597, Department 38.
     
  5. All applicants are required to submit official transcripts for all colleges attended upon acceptance.

    Applicants with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited school outside of the US or Canada are required to submit a transcript evaluation from Educational Credential Evaluators (www.ece.org) to NYU Dentistry at the time of application.

  6. Responsibility for completing the application rests with the applicant. Applications that are incomplete in any way cannot be acted upon.  

Fee Waivers

NYU College of Dentistry is committed to recruiting a diverse student body. Fee waivers for the NYU College of Dentistry application fee are granted based on one of the following criteria:

  • Financial hardship
  • U.S. military members / U.S. veterans
  • Teach for America alumni

To request an application fee waiver for the DDS program, please submit a request in writing to dental.admissions@nyu.edu prior to submitting your application.

The request should include your full name and program for which you are applying, along with the following documents:

  • Copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) for financial hardship, or
  • Documentation of service if you meet the other criteria

If you have been out of school and do not have a SAR, you may send a copy of your most recent tax return (form 1040). Please include all pages of the tax form.

We will notify you via email once your request for an application fee waiver has been approved.

The $80 application fee payment must be in U.S. dollars and may be paid by either Money Order or a check.*

*If paying by check, please note that the check must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Checks must have a pre-printed denotation stating the check is being drawn from U.S. Funds. Please keep in mind that this means that U.S. Funds cannot be handwritten by the account holder.
  2.  The check must have a 9-digit United States routing number, usually located at the bottom of the check.
  3. The bank from which you are drafting the check must have an affiliated branch located in the United States, and most importantly, the affiliated U.S. bank address must be pre-printed on the check.

Mail the money order or check to:

NYU College of Dentistry
Office of Admissions
Attn:  2016 DDS Application
433 First Avenue, Suite 125
New York, NY 10010


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