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Information for Prospective Students

Welcome to the UCSF School of Dentistry!

Please find information and helpful links on this page for students who are interested in pursuing a degree in Dentistry. Here you will find links to the admissions page and upcoming events where admissions staff will be present to answer your questions and speak to you about the admissions process.

If you have any questions about the information on this site, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Upcoming Events

Winter 2018
February 11th - SNDA Impressions Conference
February 24th - Outreach at Cal Poly San Luis Obipso
February 25th - Outreach at UC Santa Barbara
March 3rd - Outreach at UC Los Angeles
March 4th - Outreach at University of Southern California
March 10th - Oral Alliance College Day
March 17th - ADEA Recruitment Fair

Spring 2018
April 13-14th - Inside UCSF
April 21 - Outreach at San Diego State University (Catch the Wave)
April 28th - ADEA High School Outreach Conference
May 5th - ASDA Admit Day (for Admitted Students)

Campus Tours

The best way to learn about UCSF Dentistry is to visit and meet current students. We offer presentations and campus tours on the first Friday of each month at noon. Sign up for a campus visit now!

Upcoming Tour Dates:
March 2, 2018
April 6, 2018

If you are representing a pre-dental organization or large group that would like to visit, please email us to organize a private tour.

Can’t visit in person? Take a virtual tour!


UCSF School of Dentistry Office of Admissions hosts webinars on a variety of topics, from housing to student life. Be on the lookout here for upcoming prospective student webinars.

Important Links

UCSF School of Dentistry Admissions & Outreach Facebook
Check out and Like our Facebook page to receive up-to-date information about our upcoming events.

UCSF Interprofessional Post-Baccalaureate Health Program
If you need more preparation before applying to dental school or you've previously applied unsuccessfully, check out this year-long structured program that will help you become a more competitive applicant.

UCSF Financial Aid
Learn about about the resources available to help finance your education and find step-by-step guidance through the financial aid process.

UCSF Campus Life Services
Learn about the housing options available to UCSF students and find off-campus resources to help your housing search.

Sponsored by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), this is a great resource for students who are interested in applying to dental schools. Find tips from current DDS students and practitioners, advice from admissions officers, information about financing a dental education, and an annual virtual fair.

Admissions Policies

Nondiscrimination Policy Statement
Notice of Equal Opportunity
Undocumented Students
Students with Disabilities
Information Practices Act of 1977
Clery Act: Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics