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Application Process

NYU College of Dentistry

We are now accepting applications for 2017 admission!

Program start dates

July 1 for all clinical programs; September 6 for Teaching in Dental Education (T.I.D.E.) Fellowship.

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Programs for International Dentists at New York University College of Dentistry. A complete application must include the following documents which can be uploaded directly to the online application:

  1. A completed online application.

  2. A one or two page personal statement: Why you are applying to this program, include information on your academic background, your career goals and your qualifications

  3. A letter of recommendation from your Dean, professor, or supervisor (in English or with a certified English translation)

  4. A copy of certified English translation of the applicant's dental school diploma

  5. A copy of certified English translation of the applicant's dental school transcript (listing subjects studied and grades received)

  6. An official copy of a course-by-course evaluation by Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE). This evaluation report provides the US equivalent of each educational credential, including a list of courses studied and grades received. For more information on ECE, visit

  7. A copy of TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score report. For TOEFL information and registration materials, please visit and select the TOEFL link. For IELTS information, please visit

  8. A non-refundable application fee of $100 (check or money order that must be drawn from a US banking institution)

  9. Your photo: high quality, passport size with a white background.


Completion of any of these Programs for International Dentists does not qualify participants for a license to practice dentistry in the United States. 

For information on our DDS licensure programs, please visit our DDS Programs page.

Contact the Office for International Programs Team at


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