Last updated on March 11, 2024.

University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry

Program Size
Program Length
29 months
Application Open
March 7, 2024
Application Deadline
June 7, 2024
Program Start
January 3, 2025

Program Contact

John J Slish Director of Admissions & Recruitment
University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry 1201 N. Stonewall Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73117 405-271-8001 x57627
Heidi Martin Student Program Coordinator
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The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry (OU COD) offers a 29-month Advanced Standing for International Students (ASPID) program for international dental graduates who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents who are seeking to complete an accredited doctoral program in dentistry so as to be eligible for licensure to practice in the United States. Following an initial four-month review and intensive skills development course, students merge with the junior class to complete the final two years of the D.D.S. curriculum.

Program Information

Degree Awarded D.D.S.
Program Size 14
Program Length 29 months
Application Open Date March 7, 2024
Application Deadline June 7, 2024
Program Start Date January 3, 2025
Supplemental Application Yes
Supplemental Fee Yes
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or hold U.S. legal permanent resident status (green card) Yes
Bench Test Yes
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Application Requirements

Required Standardized Tests

  • NBDE

Supplemental Requirements

  • Requires supplemental application
  • Requires supplemental fee

Citizenship and Immigration Eligibility

Eligibility for this program is restricted to U.S. permanent residents and U.S. naturalized citizens.

Transcript Evaluation and Instructions

Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE)

Letters of Evaluation Instructions

Two Letters of Evaluation are required on letterhead. One Letter of Evaluation should come from dean or senior administrator of the dental school from which the applicant graduated. Additional letter(s) from faculty at former dental school is preferred. Submit letters to ADEA CAAPID.

TOEFL Requirement Instructions

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores are required for all non-native, English-speaking applicants. Internet-based TOEFL (TOEFL iBT) scores are preferred. Minimum of 94 (iBT) is required. Suggested score of 100 (iBT) or above to be competitive. Provided TOEFL information to ADEA CAAPID® only, do not submit documentation to OU COD. Read more about the program’s TOEFL requirements online. The OU COD institutional code is 6902. TOEFL scores more than two years old are not accepted.

National Board Requirement Instructions

Must have a passing score on NBDE Part I or the Integrated NBDE, preferrably within the last five years. NBDE Part II is optional but will be considered if score is provided.