Admissions and Applying

Requirements for Admissions

  • Proof of your status as a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident*

  • DDS or DMD degree from a CODA-accredited program

  • National Board Dental Examination, Parts I and II (Official copies of scores must be emailed to: Part 1 is required by the application deadline, Part II is required by June 1 of the year the program starts.

  • ADAT (Advanced Dental Admissions Test) by the application deadline. 

Application Process

  • Submit primary materials through the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) website.

PASS Application Deadline: August 1

Supplemental Application

Deadline: August 1

  • Supplemental Residency Application and other materials submitted directly to:

    UCLA School of Dentistry
    ​​​​​​Endodontics ​Residency Programs
    10833 Le Conte Ave, 33-039 CHS
    Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Unique Personal Statement different from PASS and related to UCLA Program

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

  • Recent passport-sized photograph (2" x 2")

Incomplete files will not be considered.

Contact Us

Postgraduate Programs Officer
Phone: (310) 825-7478

*Verification of U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent residency must be received by June 1st of the admission year or acceptance into the program may be withdrawn. Failure to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent residency after the start of the program shall result in automatic suspension and may result in dismissal from the program. For questions, please contact our Postgraduate Programs Officer at (310) 825-7478 or