University of Saskatchewan - College of Dentistry

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Program Information

School:University of Saskatchewan - College of Dentistry
Faculty:College of Dentistry
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
Description:The College of Dentistry offers a fully accredited dental program with a proud tradition of excellence in teaching and research. The college was established in 1965 and graduates approximately 28 qualified dentists each year. Approximately 21 full-time and 60 part-time dedicated faculty ensures an excellent student to faculty ratio.

In addition to its teaching and service functions, the college has a strong commitment to research. Recent projects include an oral health training program in collaboration with the Mozambique Ministry of Health, a CIDA dental/health-care project, a periodontal health project with Mexico, involvement in a major study of multiple sclerosis, a bacterial adhesion to oral surface project, and ongoing studies in dental materials.
URL:Dentistry at University of Saskatchewan - College of Dentistry
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $32,960
National: $32,960
Scholarships:11
Careers:Dentists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

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

    The courses required to qualify for admission to the College of Dentistry are: BIOL 120.3 and BIOL 121.3 or BIOL 224.3 or BMSC 224.3 - General Biology CHEM 112.3 – General Chemistry I CHEM 250.3 – Introduction to Organic Chemistry PHYS 115.3 and 117.3 or 125.3 – General Physics (formerly 111.6 or PHYS 121.6) BMSC 200.3 – Biomolecules (formerly BIOC 200.3) BMSC 230.3 – Metabolism (formerly BIOC 211.3) Six credit units (full course equivalent) in Social Sciences/Humanities An overall minimum average of 70% must be obtained in the required pre-dentistry courses for applicants to be considered for admission. If the overall average is below 70%, students may improve their average in the pre-dentistry course areas by taking approved higher-level courses which must be completed no later than the first term of their current registration.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 August 21, 2012