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University of Colorado Denver College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UC Denver

BA/BS-DDS Program

BA/BS-DDS Program Information

The BA/BS-DDS degree program at the University of Colorado Denver and CU School of Dental Medicine at Anschutz Medical Campus aims to promote the diversity of dental professionals practicing dentistry in Colorado and to better serve the health care needs of the State of Colorado by assembling and educating 5 students from the State of Colorado and who come from broadly diverse backgrounds who are committed to serving the needs of Colorado as dentists. Acceptance and participation in this program does not guarantee admission to the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine or any other dental school. Students who successfully meet all program requirements including a successful interview with the School of Dental Medicine (SDM) Admission Committee, will be eligible for a “reserved” spot in the CU SDM matriculating class.

The University of Colorado BA/BS-DDS Program selects academically qualified individuals from a broad range of backgrounds who show a strong commitment to a career in dental medicine and to serving the people of Colorado. Admission of individuals will be conducted through a holistic review in a manner which treats each applicant fairly, on the basis of experience, attributes, and metrics. Please visit the 'Eligibility' page for specifics: 
*Note: It is important that you apply for undergraduate admission to the University of Colorado Denver by November 21, 2016. The admission process to the University can take up to 6 weeks. 

Pre-Application Information Sessions

The University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine and University of Colorado Denver College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will be hosting one Pre-Application Information Session for the Bachelor of Arts-Bachelor of Science- Doctor of Dental Medicine program for the 2017-2018 academic year. The date for the session is:

The information session will provide attendees with an overview of the program philosophy, as well as the admissions and application process for this program. The session will also provide an overview of the academic as well as the non-academic requirements and answer any questions you might have about applying.  

If you are interested in attending an Information Session, please RSVP by clicking on the appropriate link below.  The information provided will be used for sending specific information regarding your attendance and informing you about session changes if necessary. 

Click on the following link to RSVP for the Saturday, November 19, 2016 Information Session (CU Denver Downtown):