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Department of Endodontics

Apply to the Program

Prospective applicants can apply to the UW Graduate Endodontics program using the ADEA PASS application system located on the main page of the ADEA PASS Program Finder.  Requirements for application to the program are also listed on the ADEA PASS website.

Please note: 

  • The current application cycle opens May 8, 2024.
  • The deadline for the current application cycle is JULY 1, 2024, for entry in the summer of 2025.
  • The Advanced Dental Admission Test (ADAT) is REQUIRED. 

General Information

  • Four students are admitted each cycle from among 60-100 applicants.
  • Each year, approximately 16-20 candidates will be selected for an invitation to interview. After the interview process, four applicants will be accepted and notified by the program director.
  • A returned, signed letter of intent and a deposit are required to secure your spot.
  • There are no stipends available. Applicants must be prepared to meet all expenses, including tuition of $30,220.20 per academic year or $7,555.05 per quarter for Washington State residents. Non-resident tuition is $51,949.08 per academic year or $12,949.08 per quarter (Tuition rates are subject to change).
  • Additionally, a course fee of $500 is charged each quarter to cover the cost of clinical equipment, instruments, and supplies.
  • The clinic provides all the supplies and necessary equipment students need in the clinic to provide clinical care to patients. This includes the surgical operating microscope, instrumentation, irrigation and obturation supplies. 

Department application fee

A departmental application fee of $60 is required to consider application to be complete. This fee is meant to offset the costs associated with processing 60-100 applications and arranging interviews each year. Fees must be paid online at the link below:

Pay application fee

Applications will be considered incomplete and not reviewed until the application fee is received.

Graduate Program

Once selected, the candidates are required to apply to the UW Graduate School for the Master’s program using the online application.

  • On the graduate program application, applicants may generate a profile and create an application to any program of their choice within the University of Washington Graduate School. New users will be prompted to choose a login name, password and application major.
  • Major and track: All applicants applying to the Graduate Program in Endodontics major should select the “MASTER OF SCIENCE IN DENTISTRY [ENDO -00-2-6]”. Although other tracks may appear, they are not currently being offered.
  • The University of Washington Graduate School application fee is $85. This is required to submit an application.  This fee allows the UW Graduate School to maintain its school-wide online application portal and to provide customer service and troubleshooting services for all UW Graduate School applicants.

International Applicants

  • International applicants are those who currently hold or expect temporary U.S. visas. U.S. permanent residents are not considered to be international applicants.
  • The Graduate School has different testing requirements for international applicants that are outlined above. These requirements include GRE scores (from graduates of dental schools not accredited by the ADA), TOEFL scores (from non-native English speakers), and a statement of financial ability. Please carefully review the information on their website.
  • Completion of the University of Washington Endodontic Graduate Program meets the educational requirements for dental licensure in Washington State. For information regarding licensure laws in other states, please visit the ADA’s website.