Standards in five areas must be met by all candidates: Observation, Communication, Motor Function, Cognitive, and Professional.
All coursework taken from non-US institutions (including Canada) must be submitted to the World Education Services (WES), Inc. for the evaluation of coursework. (WES evaluations should be sent directly to CDMAdmissions)
Most students complete a bachelor’s degree before entering a dental school. However, a minimum of 90 semester credits or 135 quarter credits from an officially accredited US or Canadian College, or equivalent foreign institution, is required.
3+4 BS/DMD Pathway: By virtue of a Memorandum of Understanding between the CNUCDM and the CNU College of Health Sciences, students successfully completing 3 years of pre-dental study in the CNU BS-DMD Combined Pathway will be considered for admission to the College of Dental Medicine after the successful completion of the first 3 years of the program.