The University of Colorado Graduate Periodontics Program DOES NOT PARTICIPATE in ADEA/PASS or MATCH Programs. To apply, please follow the guidelines below.
The number of applicants accepted varies each year based upon positions available and Commission on Dental Accreditation limitations. Candidates should possess strong academic credentials. A personal site visit and interview are scheduled for all invited candidates in August of each year. Applicants must submit a completed application by July 1 in order to be considered for admission for the next year. Upon acceptance, a $3,000 deposit is required to hold your position. This deposit will be applied toward tuition.
Additional documents required, if applicable:
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores: Required for all applicants who graduated from a dental school not accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation or schools that do not rank or provide grades. GRE scores taken more than five (5) years before the application date will not be accepted. For GRE scores, please use the institution code 7209.
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores: Required for international applicants. TOEFL tests taken more than two (2) years prior to the date of application will not be accepted. For TOEFL scores, please use the institution code B785.
- Permanent Resident Green Card: If an applicant is now a permanent resident of the United States, the applicant must provide their full, legal name as it appears on immigration documents and a certified copy of the front and back of their federal Green Card.
Applications can be sent via email or mailed to:
University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
Postdoctoral Program in Periodontics
Mail Stop F-850 (For FED-EX/UPS, include Room 104D)
13065 E. 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
Due to Covid-19, updates on applications will be delayed. We will update you when we have more information. Thank you for your patience.
*Applications will be updated in your file at the beginning of every month. We will reach out by the 5th of each month leading to the deadline to verify that your application is complete or if there is anything missing. Thank you for your patience on this.