Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
|Program Size||25-35 (estimate)|
|Program Length||29 months|
|Application Open Date||March 9, 2023|
|Application Deadline||July 1, 2023|
|Program Start Date||January 1, 2024|
|Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or hold U.S. legal permanent resident status (green card)||Yes|
Required Standardized Tests
- Requires supplemental fee
Citizenship and Immigration Eligibility
Applicants must be Permanent Residents or citizens of the United States to be considered for acceptance into the program. We will only review applicants that are either permanent residents or U.S. citizens with valid official documentation. Applicants must submit proof of residency if they are invited for an interview.
Transcript Evaluation and Instructions
Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE)
Applicants should upload scans of official transcripts, and diplomas if applicable, with their CAAPID application. Accepted applicants will be required to submit official transcripts along with a notarized and translated copy of the diploma to the Office of Admissions.
Letters of Evaluations Instructions
TOEFL Requirement Instructions
All applicants must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) to be considered for admission. Must submit original TOEFL scores directly to ADEA CAAPID®. Must upload the TOEFL score report with the ADEA CAAPID application. Scores from TOEFL exams taken after July 1, 2021, will be considered. Scores from exams taken before July 1, 2021, will not be considered.
National Board Requirement Instructions
To be considered for admission to the Program requires a passing score of the Integrated National Board Dental Examination (INBDE) or NBDE Parts 1 and II, not prior to 2011. Submit official NBDE scores to CAAPID. If not submitted with the CAAPID application, an official report must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. For those applicants that have not taken the INBDE preference is given to those who receive scores of 90 or better or PASS on each of the individual sections on Part I, and who receive a score of 85 or above or PASS on the Part II examination, if applicable. The Admissions Committee also gives preference to applicants who score at or above the national average on the subsections of NBDE Part II, if applicable.