Last updated on March 7, 2023.
University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
Dr. Krithika Baskaran
University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine Advanced Standing International Student Program 13065 E 17th Ave. Suites 403 Mail Stop F838 Aurora, CO 80045
With more than 80,000 patient visits per year and over 400 students and residents, the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine (CU SDM) is an active member of the clinical and educational Anschutz Medical Campus community in Aurora, CO—a community that you are invited to join. The CU SDM Advanced Standing International Student Program (ISP) offers qualified graduates of international dental programs the opportunity to earn a Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree at CU SDM. Graduates of this two-year, accredited D.D.S. program may take any state or regional board, and thus, are eligible for licensure and practice within the United States. The program consists of didactic courses supported by some online resources, preclinical simulated courses provided within CU SDM and clinical courses involving direct patient care in the school’s clinic and community-based urban and rural health clinics.
|Program Length||24 months|
|Application Open Date||September 20, 2023|
|Application Deadline||January 20, 2023|
|Program Start Date||January 1, 2024|
|Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or hold U.S. legal permanent resident status (green card)||No|
Required Standardized Tests
No standardized tests are required for this program.
Transcript Evaluation and Instructions
Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE)
TOEFL Requirement Instructions
All applicants must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). CU SDM ISP does not make any exceptions for this criteria even for those who are citizens or those who did schooling in an English-speaking country. A score of 94 or higher on the TOEFL is required.
National Board Requirement Instructions
Applicants must pass Parts I and 2 of the NBDE or the Integrated National Board Dental Exam (INBDE).