Admissions Procedures

Contact Information

Graduate Prosthodontics Program Coordinator
E-mail: eq25@uw.edu
Phone: 206.543.5923

Please send all application materials to:
Graduate Prosthodontics Program Coordinator
University of Washington
Department of Restorative Dentistry, Room D-780 HSB
1959 NE Pacific Street,
Box 357456
Seattle, Washington 98195

Downloadable Forms

Admission is a two-part process, which requires both application to the Graduate School (step 1) and application to the Graduate Prosthodontics Program (step 2). Please follow these instructions carefully. Sending application materials to the wrong address will delay the processing of your application.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN MOVED TO JULY 15TH!

Graduate School Admission Procedures (step 1)

Graduates from US and Canadian dental schools:

  • The Official Application for Admission to the Graduate School must be completed online. (Print, sign, and save a hard copy of the on-line application to submit with the Graduate Prosthodontics application material.)
  • The application fee is $75.00 and is payable only by credit or debit card.
  • Request registrars of all collegiate institutions you attended to send two copies of your official transcripts:  one directly to:

    Office of Graduate Admissions
    University of Washington
    301 Loew Hall, P.O. Box 84808
    Seattle, Washington 98124-6108

    and the other directly to the Program Coordinator at the address in the sidebar.

Graduates from dental schools outside the US and Canada:

  • The Official Application for Admission to the Graduate School must be completed online. (Print, sign, and save a hard copy of the on-line application to submit with the Graduate Prosthodontics application materials.
  • The application fee is $75.00 and is payable only by credit or debit card.
  • Request registrars of all collegiate institutions you attended to send two copies of your official transcripts:  one directly to:

    Office of Graduate Admissions
    University of Washington
    301 Loew Hall, P.O. Box 84808
    Seattle, Washington 98124-6108

    and the other directly to the Program Coordinator at the address in the sidebar.

  • The following are additional materials required by the Graduate School. They must be received by the July 15th deadline
    • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores. The GRE can be taken online.
    • TOEFL score. The TOEFL examination can be taken online. For consideration by the Graduate Prosthodontic Program Selection Committee, a minimum score of 580 on the written test or a minimum of 237 for the online test must be achieved. Please see this site for TOEFL minimums.  International applicants whose native language is not English and who have not received a bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution must submit a valid official TOEFL score.  The TOEFL code for the University of Washington is 4854.
      BOTH THE TOEFL AND GRE MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY TO THE GRADUATE SCHOOL
    • Graduate School Financial Statement

Graduate Prosthodontic Program Application Procedures
(step 2)

  • Request that a second set of your official transcripts from the registrars of all collegiate institutions you attended be sent to the Graduate Prosthodontics Program Coordinator.
  • The following materials are required and they must be received by the Graduate Prosthodontics Program Coordinator PRIOR TO THE JULY 15th DEADLINE:
    • Class Standing of Applicants for Admission to Postdoctoral Training Programs. Please sign the release statement on the back and forward the form to your Dean of Academic Affairs to complete.
    • Questionnaire to Applicants for Postdoctoral Training.
    • Three letters of recommendations – please ask the three professional references listed on the Questionnaire to Applicants to write the letters of recommendation. Additional letters may be submitted.
    • Evaluation of Applicants for Admission to Postdoctoral Training Program This form may be used in lieu of and/or included with the letters of recommendation.
    • Waiver form
    • Signed copy of the Graduate School Application form
    • A personal statement explaining why you want to pursue a career in Prosthodontics

Interviews

Shortly after the July 15th application deadline, the Selection Committee reviews all complete applications and ranks the candidates. The top ten finalists are invited to come to the University of Washington for a personal interview. All finalists will be asked to take a two-day examination consisting of clinical, didactic and laboratory procedures in addition to their interview. Specific instructions will be provided as to the exact nature of this examination when the applicants are notified of their final status. A final decision will be made shortly after the interview. Each applicant will receive a determination letter informing them of their status, i.e., Acceptance, Alternate or Denial. Two to four applicants are selected each year.

Tuition/Fees

Our tuition rates may change soon, but currently, the program costs:

Year In-State Resident Tuition Out of State/International Tuition
1st Year $22,158 $39,271
2nd Year $22,158 $39,271
3rd Year $12,792 $22,573

The tuition is based on credit hours.
Clinic Fee – $2000

If there is anything else with which we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to call us at 206.543.5923, FAX number 206.543.7783 or e-mail: eq25@uw.edu.

Residency Requirements

Information regarding Washington State Residency requirements and classification, please visit the residency classification website.

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