Last updated on March 16, 2023.
University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry
University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry 1201 N. Stonewall Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73117 405-271-8001 x57627
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 permanent residents and 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 Length||29 months|
|Application Open Date||March 9, 2023|
|Application Deadline||August 31, 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 application
- Requires supplemental fee
Citizenship and Immigration Eligibility
Eligibility for this program is restricted to permanent residents and naturalized citizens.
Transcript Evaluation and Instructions
Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE)
Letters of Evaluations 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. NBDE Part II is optional but will be considered if score is provided.