Lakeland College

University Studies - Pre-Dentistry

Program Information

School:Lakeland College
Faculty:University Studies
Degree:Bachelor; University Transfer
Field of Study:Pre-Dentistry Studies
Description:Have you been known to check out people's teeth and promote flossing as a way to good health? You just might be a candidate for dentistry.

You can start you post-secondary education with one or two years of what is known as pre-professional years of study at Lakeland College before transferring to complete your degree. While there are specifically required courses – in a science program, you can choose courses in different subject areas as long as you take all the required pre-requisites. You must also take the Dental Aptitude Test (DAT) administered by the Canadian Dental Association. Visit for more information.
URL:University Studies - Pre-Dentistry at Lakeland College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,913

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 English 

Admission requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree vary, depending upon the area of interest, university admission requirements, and courses required in the degree. Some science programs require Biology 30, Chemistry 30, and Physics 30, so students with all three Grade 12 science courses are best prepared to pursue a variety of options in the sciences. Please visit the website for more information on entry requirements.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]

Lakeland College classes are taught in English, so you'll need adequate written and oral English skills to be admitted to one of our programs regardless of your citizenship status or country of origin. If English is your second language, you must show English proficiency through one of the following: 1. Meeting program admission requirements, 2. Admission by special status, or 3. An acceptable score on one of: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - minimum of 86 on the iBT exam and a minimum score of 21 in each of the four tested areas. If your program requires spoken language proficiency you will need a minimum of 26 points in the speaking component; IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - minimum score of 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 on each band score; CAEL (Canadian Assessment of English Language) - minimum score of 60 overall with at least 60 on each band score; MELAB (Michigan English Assessment Battery) - minimum score of 80 with no component less than 76. Must include the speaking test.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 21, 2016