Requirements for Foreign Trained Students


Brian Trecek
Marquette University
School of Dentistry
Dental Admissions
PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Telephone: (800) 445-5385
Fax: (414) 288-6505

Description of Program

The Marquette University School of Dentistry offers an Advanced Standing program on a space-available basis. Each year, any vacancies in our second-year dental class are filled with foreign-trained dentists. Some years we have no spaces available; other years we have one or two spaces available. The first year is devoted to technical and theory courses, followed by two years of clinical and theory study. Upon completion, a student receives a D.D.S. degree.

Program Details

Length of Program: 36 months
Application Deadline: January 1, 2022
Start Date: August 2022
Class Size: varies
Degree Awarded: D.D.S.

Requirements to Apply to Program

English Language Proficiency

  • Must be proficient in the English language
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the TOEFL
  • If submitting TOEFL, minimum score accepted is 80 (IBT)

National Board Dental Examination Requirements

  • Program requires passage of NBDE Part I or INBDE to be considered for admission
  • Submit official National Board Dental scores to program only when requested by program
  • If admitted, official National Board Dental Part I or INBDE scores must be sent directly to institution

Letter of Evaluation

  • Program accepts up to three Letters of Evaluation

Transcripts and Evaluations

  • Applicant must submit to ADEA CAAPID a detailed evaluation by ECE
  • If admitted, program will require course-by-course evaluation directly from evaluation agency

Application Fees

  • $45 application processing fee paid online by debit or credit card or echeck to the Marquette University School of Dentistry. A URL to pay the fee will be provided via email once application has been received.

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