Last updated on December 14, 2022.
University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine
Jose Mateo Perez
University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine Student Affairs Office P.O. Box 365067 San Juan, PR 00935-5067 (787) 758-2525 x1057
The University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine (UPR SDM) offers an Advanced Placement Program for internationally trained dentists and upon completion, they will earn a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. The program consists of a five-week summer course followed by two years of full-time dental curriculum, comprising both third and fourth years of dental school.
|Program Length||25 months|
|Application Open Date||August 1, 2023|
|Application Deadline||November 1, 2023|
|Program Start Date||June 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.
- Requires supplemental fee
Transcript Evaluation and Instructions
Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE), World Education Services (WES)
Letters of Evaluations Instructions
Program accepts up to three Letters of Evaluation. Program prefers one Letter of Evaluation to come from dean of the dental school from which the applicant graduated.
TOEFL Requirement Instructions
Must be proficient in the English language. All applicants must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) to be considered for admission. Applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the TOEFL. Applicants must submit original TOEFL score report directly to program, not to ADEA CAAPID® (ADEA Centralized Application for Advanced Placement for International Dentists). Must be proficient in the Spanish language.
National Board Requirement Instructions
Program requires passage of Part I of the NBDE to be considered for admission. Submit official NBDE scores to program, not to ADEA CAAPID, after submitting application.