Health Sciences
2012-2013 University Calendar

5 Faculty of Dentistry : 5.2 Admissions - Undergraduate Program

The application for admission to the Faculty of Dentistry for September 2012 will be available online in the Fall at Please consult this site, or the Faculty of Dentistry site, for the most recent application procedures. All documents, including transcripts and letters of recommendation, must be submitted by the deadlines given below. Each application to the D.M.D. program (four years) or the Dental Preparatory program (five years) must be accompanied by a non-refundable fee of $100 payable by credit card.
The Faculty of Dentistry encourages students from various backgrounds to apply. Prospective applicants are advised to pursue courses of study, whether in the humanities, the social or the natural sciences, that appeal to them. The Faculty aims to graduate socially aware, culturally sensitive and community-oriented practitioners who are committed to improving access to oral health care. Developing interpersonal skills such as active listening, communicating, empathy and compassion are important if you select dentistry as a career.
Deadlines for receipt of applications for admission to the 2012-13 academic year are:
For foreign trained dentists with degrees from non-accredited programs (Advanced Standing) applying to the four-year D.M.D. program.
For applicants whose residence is outside the province of Quebec applying to the four-year D.M.D. program.
Final decisions are based on transcripts, reference letters, personal statement, resume, and interview.
For students accepted into the four-year program or the Advanced Standing program, notification of acceptance must be accompanied by a deposit of $2,000 (Canadian), which will be applied against tuition. Fifty per cent (50%) of the deposit fee is refundable up to June 15.
For students accepted into the Dent-P program, notification of acceptance of the offer must be accompanied by a deposit of $1,000 (Canadian), which will be applied against tuition. The deposit is refundable up to June 15.

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