Process Overview

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  On April 26, 2014, the University of Saskatchewan approved the following changes to the qualifications for admission to the College of Dentistry effective the 2015-2016 admissions cycle:

1. To require applicants to have completed three full time (30 credit unit) years of university level course work leading to an undergraduate level degree between September and April as a condition of admission.

2. To require a 6-credit human physiology course (PHSI 208.6 or it's equivalent) as a prerequisite for admission.

3. To require a Criminal Record Check as a condition of admission.

Applicants for the 2014-2015 admission cycle will not be affected by these changes.


The U of S College of Dentistry's admissions policy enables the selection of the best possible candidates and applying is as easy as 1-2-3.

For a guide through the process, from preparation to entrance:

Key Dates

August 1
  • Online application opens.
September 15
  • Registration deadline for November DAT.
Beginning of November
  • DAT

December 1

  • Online application closes.
  • Application fees and supporting documents due.

February 1

  • Confirmation of Enrolment for Term 2 pre-requisite courses

Middle of February

  • Interview invitations
Early March
  • Admission interviews
End of March/Beginning of April
  • Letters of Offer/Waitlist/Rejection sent.
June 5
  • Official transcripts due (all final grades, including any deferred examinations)
Late August
  • First Year Orientation held the Friday before the start of classes.

Admission requirements are subject to change from year-to-year.


The Lifestyle

Student life is also all about embarking on new experiences, making lifelong friends, and getting involved in the wide variety of social activities within the college.


Friends for life

Social activities, intramural sports, and volunteering - along with shared learning experiences - builds important relationships that carry on long after you graduate. 


Outstanding faculty

Approximately 21 full-time and 60 part-time dedicated faculty ensures an excellent student to faculty ratio.  

Ready to start? Let's move on to Step 1 - Prepare.