Pre-Health Advising Center

UToledo/Case Western Reserve University's School of Dental Medicine Program

The University of Toledo College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the College of Arts and Letters offers, in conjunction with Case Western Reserve University’s School of Dental Medicine, a 3+4 Program leading to both the baccalaureate and D.M.D. degrees.

Who is eligible to apply?

High school seniors with a minimum of a 3.5 or higher GPA and a 30 or higher composite ACT score or 1350 combined Verbal and Math SAT score.

How do students apply for this program?

1.  First the student applies to The University of Toledo by submitting the undergraduate application,  high school transcript, college transcript if applicable, ACT and/or SAT scores through UToledo’s Office of Admissions. Select Pre-Dent and B.S. in BIOL with a minor in CHEM.

2.  Complete the UToledo/CWRU application and email directly to the Pre-Health Advising Center at prehealthadvising@utoledo.edu no later than December 15.  

A complete application includes:

  • an email requesting consideration for this special program
  • a one-page personal statement
  • 3 letters of recommendation (two from high school teachers, one from a dentist you have shadowed). A Signed Recommendation Support Form must be provided to your letter writers
  • a one-page resume

Once these items have been received in the Pre-Health Advising Center, the portfolio will then be forwarded to the Director of Admissions at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Dental Medicine for review.  Selected applicants will be invited to Case Western for an interview after which a final decision will be made.  If accepted into the program, the student:

  • must maintain an academic grade point average of 3.5 or better overall and in all science coursework.
  • must receive a score of 19 or higher on the Academic Average and 18 or higher on the Perceptual Ability sections of the Dental Admission Test (DAT).
  • must be recommended by the pre-professional adviser at the University of Toledo.
  • must fulfill all admissions requirements of the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and of the ADA Council on Dental Education

By December 1 of  junior year at The University of Toledo, students in the program must complete an institutional application to the School of Dental Medicine and submit both an official transcript UToledo transcript and the letter of recommendation from the pre-professional adviser.

Last Updated: 11/4/21