Process Overview

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  The College of Dentistry is considering requiring applicants to have completed a four-year undergraduate degree as a requirement for admission.  Information on this requirement will be posted on the website as it becomes available.

 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 fee and supporting documents due

February 1

  • Confirmation of Enrolment for Term 2 pre-requisite courses


  • Interview invitations
End of March
  • Admission interviews
  • Letters of Offer/Waitlist/Rejection sent
June 5
  • Official transcripts due (all final grades, including any deferred examinations)
August 12
  • Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening due

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.