Step 2 - Apply

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.


  • Complete the online application (available August 1st) and pay the non-refundable application fee of $170 CDN before December 1; fee due post-marked by December 1. Pay on-line with Visa or MasterCard when applying, or by mail with certified cheque, bank draft, or money order payable to the College of Dentistry.

  • Complete the Dental Aptitude Test (DAT) (within the last 3 years) or register to in November and/or February. November DAT scores are due as soon as they are available.

  • Have 2 official copies of your transcripts sent to Admissions Student and Enrolment Services (Undergraduate Applicants) post-marked by December 1

  • Applicants who've attended or are currently attending U of S are not required to request transcripts as their official record resides with this institution. 

  • Applicants attending classes in the 2nd term must ensure final grades are reported for all 1st term classes and that 2nd term classes are on the transcript for the current academic year.

  • Previous applicants should know that transcripts are kept on file for up to 2 years. Updated transcripts must be requested if there is continued attendance at any institution since the last application.

  • If transcripts/documents are in a language other than English, submit an official notarized, word for word, English translation together with original documents. Calendars and/or course descriptions covering the completed courses must also be submitted.

  • Transcripts or statements of standing issued to students are not accepted. 

  • Have all required supporting documents at the Admissions office by December 1.

    • proof of residency in Saskatchewan for at least 4 years immediately prior to September 1 of the year in which admission is being sought

    • proof of Aboriginal ancestry

    • one-page biography if you are applying as a "foreign trained dentist"

    • two official transcripts (must show first term final grades if you are currently registered) forwarded by the appropriate institution(s)

Did you get your application in? See what you need to do next in Step 3 - After the Application.