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Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Candidates MUST have graduated with at least a "B" standing and possess a DDS degree or equivalent and they must demonstrate a potential ability to succeed in graduate work through their undergraduate records to be considered.

Graduate students are expected to maintain a "B" standing throughout their course of study.

Preference shall be given to those candidates having at least two years in general practice.

Applicants who have graduated from a school outside of Canada, the United States, Australia or Ireland MUST complete a two year qualifying program from an accredited school in Canada and then Part I and Part II of the Canadian National Dental Board exam and possess a license to practice in Canada.

( please refer to the Internationally Trained Dentists Program at Schulich Dentistry  Internationally Trained Dentist   )

Applications MUST be received no later than September 15th, for consideration for acceptance in the class commencing the following June.

Following an initial review of applications the admissions committee will select a limited number of candidates to be interviewed.    An interview with the admissions committee is required as part of the admission procedure.

A completed application includes the following:

Complete on-line application that includes

Statement of academic intent

Electronic Transcripts

Professional Background

References (3)

RANKINGS from the Dean of the school where dental degree was earned


Proficiency in English Scores, if applicable

Test Scores - Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (if applicable) Western's GRE ID is 0984. Required for applicants that graduated from a school outside of Canada/United States

 Application fee: $250.00