FAQ

Applying to the VCU School of Dentistry

When is the best time to apply to dental school?
If I am reapplying through AADSAS, do I need to submit an entirely new application?
Is one required to complete all courses before applying to dental school?
How many hours of shadowing does VCU require?
How do I check the status of my application once it has been submitted?
Does your school have a supplementary application?
How many letters of evaluation are required and is there a limit to the number of evaluations that can be sent?

VCU and the Dental Admission Test

What is the average DAT score?
Can I apply to AADSAS prior to taking the DAT?
When is the best time to take the DAT?
How long are DAT scores valid and how many times can the test be taken?
Does the VCU School of Dentistry accept Canadian students and are the Canadian DAT scores acceptable?

The interview process

Do you interview all of your applicants?
What is the interview process like?
Can I bring my spouse or relatives to the interview?
What is the correct attire for the interview?

Applicants and accepted students

Does the VCU School of Dentistry accept international students?
How many people apply each year to the VCU School of Dentistry?
What is your class size and how many students are Virginia residents and non-residents?
What are the average overall GPA and average science GPA scores for accepted students?

Miscellaneous

What is the D.5 program?
How much does it cost to attend the VCU School of Dentistry?
Does VCU accept AP courses?
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