We look forward to receiving your application to one of our 15 Preceptorship Programs.

Requirements for Admission:

  • Degree from a dental school accredited by the local government jurisdiction

  • English language proficiency

Application Process

  • Curriculum vitae and 2" x 2" photo

  • Official dental education transcripts and an official Educational Credential Evaluators ECE Course-by-Course Report

  • Official TOEFL score. Please note the TOEFL school code for the UCLA School of Dentistry is: 8354. 

  • 3 Confidential Recommendation Reports (signed and sealed)

  • Application Form

  • $150 non-refundable application fee

  • The application fee must be paid in U.S. dollars in the form of a check drawn from a U.S. affiliated ban, cashier's check or money order made payable to UC Regents. 

All application materials must be sent directly to:

ACT & Preceptor Programs
Postgraduate Programs Officer
UCLA School of Dentistry
Box 951668, Room 33-039 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668 USA

If you wish to use a courier service, please use the following address: 

ACT & Preceptor Programs
Postgraduate Programs Officer
UCLA School of Dentistry
Room 33-039 CHS
650 Charles E. Young Drive South
Los Angeles, CA  90095-1668

Application Deadlines

Some application deadlines vary depending on the program, see exceptions below the table.

 Program Dates

Summer

Fall

Winter

Spring

Application due

10-Feb

10-Feb

15-Aug

15-Aug

Acceptance date

15-Mar

15-Mar

20-Sep

20-Sep

Signed commitment

5-Apr

5-Apr

7-Oct

7-Oct

100% of program fee due

5-Apr

5-Jul

7-Oct

5-Jan

ESTHETIC DENTISTRY

1 YEAR

Application due

15-Jan

Acceptance date

15-Feb

Enrollment and deposit

5-Apr

ORAL BIOLOGY

1 YEAR

Application due

15-Apr

Acceptance date

5-May

Enrollment and deposit

12-Jun

 

Contact Us

Jasmine Vaca, Postgraduate Programs Officer
Phone: (310) 825-7478 
Email: postdds@dentistry.ucla.edu