Learn more about the D.D.S. Program
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) Program features state-of-the-art technology and opportunities for professional growth and community involvement.
Life in the Twin Cities
Experience life in Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, the 16th largest area in the United States and a thriving, diverse community.
Welcome to the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry!
The University of Minnesota has the largest enrollment of pre-doctoral dental students in the upper Midwest (98 students per class). The dental program emphasizes scientific, scholarly, interpersonal communication and practice management skills required of graduates in a continually changing profession. Teaching methods are tailored to course content and include traditional lectures, small group tutorials, cooperative learning teams, routine laboratories and advanced simulation, clinical practice in a comprehensive care facility and community-based clinical experiences.
About the D.D.S. Program
Driven to Discover
See everything the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry offers, from the state-of-the-art Advanced Simulation Clinic to a wide array of cultural and academic programs.
Dental School Preparation Course
Prepare for the rigors of the School of Dentistry with the 20-hour Dental School Preparation Course. The special program is designed to give students valuable experience in the laboratories and Advanced Simulation Clinic as well as a chance to attend lectures by faculty.
About the program
- Admissions information
- D.D.S. supplemental application
- Admissions criteria
- Course information
- Course completion and graduation information
- D.D.S./Ph.D. Program
- D.D.S./Master in Public Health Program
- Early Decision Rural Dentistry Track Program
- Summer Research Fellowship Program
- About the D.D.S. Program