Doctor of Dental Surgery, D.D.S.
Duration: 4 years
Requirements: Dental Admissions Test (DAT), 90 semester hours (minimum),
See: Frequently Asked Questions for course requirements
Application Deadline: September 30th
Start Term: Fall
The program leading to the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery is designed to develop broadly competent practitioners and encourages both clinical and basic science research in order to instill an appreciation of biomedical research and a spirit of inquiry in each student. The College recognizes the need to support excellence in its educational programs by acquiring and maintaining a highly qualified faculty and students, excellent physical facilities and a competency-based curriculum that is contemporary, comprehensive and efficient.
Select the section on Frequently Asked Questions to quickly access information and resources to further your knowledge of the admissions process. Go directly to Procedure for Application if you need specific directions on how to apply. To aid in planning and as a gauge for how you may compare to the 'average' entering student, access the statistics in the snapshots of our recent entering classes.
Texas Residents MUST apply through the Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service (TMDSAS). To access the full information and the on-line application please visit their website:
Out-of-state applicants have three options. They may apply through the TMDSAS, through the American Association of Dental Schools Application Service (AADSAS) or with the Baylor College of Dentistry application packet available on-line at: Procedure for Application.
Please note: Out-of-state applications who apply through the American Association of Dental Schools Application Service (AADSAS) MUST also submit the Baylor College of Dentistry application.