Applying to Dental Schools

If you plan to enter dental school immediately after your senior year, you should begin the application process in the spring of your junior year! Don't wait for application deadlines - Apply Early!

1. Register for the DAT. It's computerized, so you can schedule it for a time that suits your preparation and application needs, ideally by June 1st in the summer between your junior and senior year. If needed, you can retake after 90 days.

2. By July 1st of the summer between your junior and senior years, submit your American Association of Dental Schools Application Service (AADSAS) application

3. Have your evaluation letters sent through AADSAS. Give your writers an August 1st deadline for submitting their letters to AADSAS.

4. In the summer between your junior and senior years, complete supplemental applications, ideally by August 1st.

5. Most dental schools start interviewing candidates in August or September. When you get an invitation, call 785-864-3624 to schedule a one-hour practice interview with the University Career Center!

For more information, see Applicant FAQ.


Premedical Student Workshops

For more information, and to register to attend, click on the presentation title:

Pre-Medical Track Q & A Open Forum with Paul or Alexis

Wed Nov 15

5:30 PM

MedSchool Express: Intro to Pre-Medicine

Thu Nov 16

6:00 PM

MedSchool Express: Intro to Pre-Veterinary

Tue Nov 28

4:00 PM 

Pre-Medical Track Q & A Open Forum with Paul or Alexis

Wed Nov 29

5:00 PM

Accepted vs. Not Accepted into Med School: Now What ?

Thu Nov 30

5:30 PM

Applying to Physician Assistant Schools 

Tue Dec 5

4:00 PM

Applying to Dental Schools  Wed Dec 6

4:00 PM

Applying to Optometry Schools  Thur Dec 7

4:00 PM

Applying to Veterinary Schools  Tue Dec 12

4:00 PM

The Almighty MCAT: Overview & Prep Wed Dec 13

4:00 PM

Applying to Medical Schools  Thur Dec 14

4:00 PM

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