Admissions

Fifteen new students are selected each year. JU requires all applicants to go through PASS however we DO NOT participate in MATCH. Completion of the PASS application can be done at www.adea.org.

The following documents are required for the PASS application:

  • U.S. or Canadian Dental School Transcripts or equivalent if international
  • Institutional Evaluation Form (IEF)
  • Essay stating goals and purpose
  • 3 Professional Evaluation Forms (PEF)​

National Board scores (if applicable) are reported on the dean’s report and are not required to to be submitted directly to the program.

JU also requires completion of its own supplemental application that is available from the School of Orthodontics at JU or can be downloaded below in pdf format. The following documents are required for completion of the supplemental application:

  • Supplemental Application
  • Non-refundable $175.00 supplemental application fee payable to Jacksonville University
  • A recent 2×2 passport size photo
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable)
  • Curriculum Vitae

As this is a self-directed application, it is the applicant’s sole responsibility to ensure the application is complete and received on a timely basis.

Apply

The application must be submiited electronically along with all attachments to JU Orthodontics AdmissionsComplete and print the application. 

The application deadline for the class entering in 2018 has passed.  We anticipate re-opening the application process in Spring 2018 for the class entering in 2019.

JU Minimum Requirements for U.S. Students

  • DDS/DMD or equivalent
  • US National Board scores Part I & Part II (if available)
  • Letters of recommendation (3) from:
    • Dean of Dental School, or
    • Dental School Faculty, or
    • Professional Colleagues
  • Autobiographical sketch stating goals and purpose
  • A recent 2×2 passport size photo
  • Non-refundable application fee of $175

JU Minimum Requirements for International Students

  • International dental graduate students must possess a U.S. or Canadian Dental Degree or the educational equivalent as determined by the Program Director  of the School of Orthodontics.
  • US National Board scores Part I & II (if available)
  • TOEFL scores above the 90th percentile (270 computer, 610 paper)
  • Letters of recommendation (3) from either the Dean of your Dental School, or Dental School Faculty, or other Professional Colleagues; all of whom can attest to the character and background of the applicant
  • Autobiographical sketch stating goals and purpose
  • A recent 2×2 passport size photo
  • Non-refundable application fee of $175
  • Current US Visa (in case of interview)

All applicants need to have the ability to travel (current US Visa if applicable) for interviews. Alternate interview dates are not available at this time. All applicants will be evaluated on the uniqueness of their candidacy and the potential benefits that each candidate can bring to the program.

The Application deadline for the class entering in 2019 is TBD.

Tuition

Tuition for the class starting in 2018 will be:

  • Domestic (Residency Program): $ 95,000 per year **
  • International (Residency Program): $140,000 per year
  • Fellowship: $ 60,000

** To be considered for domestic tuition rate you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen or national;
  • A U.S. permanent resident or other eligible noncitizen; or
  • A citizen of the Freely Associated States: the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republics of Palau and the Marshall Islands.

To be an eligible non-citizen you must be in the U.S. for other than a temporary purpose with the intention of becoming a citizen or lawful permanent resident, and you must provide an Alien Registration Number, ARN.