OU College of Dentistry <ul><li>Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase in population </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
Pre-Dental Requirements <ul><li>Course Semester Hours </li></ul><ul><li>English 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology 3 </li></ul...
OU College of Dentistry <ul><li>OU: one of 58 accredited U.S. schools </li></ul><ul><li>32,000 patient appointments annual...
What It Takes <ul><li>Aptitude for science </li></ul><ul><li>Good manual dexterity (space, color, shape) </li></ul><ul><li...
Application Deadline/Admission Requirements <ul><li>Deadlines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>December 1 for Oklahoma residents </li...
Application Checklist <ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oklahoma residents: online at ouhsc.edu </li></ul></ul><ul...
Criteria for Evaluation <ul><li>Academic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DAT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SciGPA </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
Personal Interviews <ul><li>Invitation of Admissions Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Most qualified applicants </li></ul><ul><...
Admission By Numbers <ul><li>Total Applications 572 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-residents 443 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OK ...
Class of 2013 Profile <ul><li>Total Admitted: 57 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Female: 25 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Male: 32 </li...
Viable Applicant <ul><li>Competitive GPA </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum 17 on DAT </li></ul><ul><li>100 hours of observation or...
Tuition, Fees, and Instruments <ul><li>Residents: $116,145 for 4 years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resident Tuition ($16,326 per...
Pre-Dental Simulation Course <ul><li>Nov. 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Perform dental procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Network with den...
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  1. 1. OU College of Dentistry <ul><li>Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase in population </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More teeth needing care </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase demand for cosmetic dentistry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reasons to Choose Dentistry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Control of time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service; self-employment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Income potential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working with hands </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Pre-Dental Requirements <ul><li>Course Semester Hours </li></ul><ul><li>English 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Biology with lab 8 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases to 16 hrs in 2010-11) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>General Chem with lab 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Organic Chem with lab 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Physics with lab 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Biochemistry 3 </li></ul>
  3. 3. OU College of Dentistry <ul><li>OU: one of 58 accredited U.S. schools </li></ul><ul><li>32,000 patient appointments annually </li></ul><ul><li>D.D.S. program (4 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Post Doctoral Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Education in General Dentistry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Orthodontics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Periodontics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oral Surgery </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What It Takes <ul><li>Aptitude for science </li></ul><ul><li>Good manual dexterity (space, color, shape) </li></ul><ul><li>Artistic-creative abiliity </li></ul><ul><li>Strong interpersonal & communication skills (important for interview) </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational skills/business savvy </li></ul><ul><li>Desire! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Application Deadline/Admission Requirements <ul><li>Deadlines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>December 1 for Oklahoma residents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>September 15 for non-residents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The earlier the better </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum of 90 semester hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GPA minimum: 2.50 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ 2.5 will not get you in” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grade of C or higher in all prerequisites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good standing with institution where currently enrolled </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Application Checklist <ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oklahoma residents: online at ouhsc.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-residents: Associated American Dental Schools Application Service (AADAS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Official transcripts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100 hours of observation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dental Admission Test (DAT) scores </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-dental Advisory Committee (two science instructors if no committee) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dentist </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Criteria for Evaluation <ul><li>Academic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DAT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SciGPA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GPA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>L60 hours </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-Cognitive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basis for choosing dentistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manual dexterity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication/initiative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrity/maturity </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Personal Interviews <ul><li>Invitation of Admissions Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Most qualified applicants </li></ul><ul><li>Academic & non-cognitive factors evaluated </li></ul><ul><li>Four separate 30-minute interviews </li></ul>
  9. 9. Admission By Numbers <ul><li>Total Applications 572 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-residents 443 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OK residents 129 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Total Interviews 179 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-residents 68 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Residents 111 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Total Admitted 57 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-Residents 13 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OK Residents 44 </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Class of 2013 Profile <ul><li>Total Admitted: 57 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Female: 25 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Male: 32 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GPA: 3.64 </li></ul><ul><li>Sci GPA: 3.57 </li></ul><ul><li>DAT: 19.02 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Viable Applicant <ul><li>Competitive GPA </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum 17 on DAT </li></ul><ul><li>100 hours of observation or work experience in dental settings </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrated capacity for manual dexterity </li></ul><ul><li>Strong recommendation(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s degree or equivalent coursework </li></ul>
  12. 12. Tuition, Fees, and Instruments <ul><li>Residents: $116,145 for 4 years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resident Tuition ($16,326 per year) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-residents: $205,913 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nonresident Tuition ($28,796 per year) </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Pre-Dental Simulation Course <ul><li>Nov. 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Perform dental procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Network with dental students </li></ul>

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