Prospective Students

Contact Information

Please send all application materials

to the following address:

Angela Choi, Counseling Services Coordinator
Graduate Periodontics,
Box 357444
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-7444

Graduate Program Application Procedures

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All application materials MUST be received by the appropriate offices at the University of Washington before August 1, 2015 for consideration in the class beginning Summer Quarter, 2016.

Follow these instructions carefully.

Sending application materials to the wrong address will cause a delay in the processing of your application.

  1. Application for Admission to the Graduate School must be completed on-line here – the application fee is $75 and is payable only by credit or debit card.
    • Graduates of dental schools outside the U.S.: request the registrars of all collegiate institutions you have attended to send one set of OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS evaluated and translated by an accredited agency directly to:

      Angela Choi, Counseling Services Coordinator
      Graduate Periodontics, Box 357444
      University of Washington
      Seattle, WA 98195-7444

    • United States graduates send only one set of official transcripts to Angela Choi at the department address listed above.
  2. Questionnaire to Applicants should be sent to the department.
  3. Letters of Recommendation: Read the waiver statement at the top of the Evaluation forms and sign your name. Give a signed copy of this form to three professional references to fill out and have these individuals submit the form directly to the Counseling Services Coordinator. If you wish to submit additional letters of recommendation, you may do so.
  4. Class Standing: Send the form to the Dean of your dental school for completion after signing the release statement on the reverse side.
  5. Official National Board scores should be sent to the department.

International Applicants

Foreign trained dentists do not need to submit National Board scores. Applicants that graduated from dental schools outside the U.S. must submit scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). These scores must be received prior to the August 1st deadline. International applicants (except those from English-speaking countries) must also submit TOEFL scores. The GRE and TOEFL examination can be taken online.


Estimate of tuition fees and expenses for a student enrolled full time for the 2011/2012 academic year are as follows:

  • In-state tuition $17,214
  • Out-of-state tuition $34,530*
  • Instruments/Supplies $7,000
  • Books, misc. $1,600

If there is anything else with which we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to call us at 206.616.9669, FAX number 206.616.7478 or e-mail:

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