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:

Application Process

  • Submit ALL primary and supplemental materials through the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) website (2 PEFs, 1 institutional evaluation, CV and undergraduate transcripts must be submitted)

  • Participate in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program (Match) for general practice residency programs.

Incomplete files will not be considered.

PASS Application Deadline: November 3

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or U.S. permanent residency must be received by June 1st of the admission year or acceptance into the program may be withdrawn.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