Dental schools in Florida that offer International Dental Programs or accept international graduates with Advanced Standing.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
NOVA Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine
Unlike many of the other international programs, this one is a 3-yr program that culminates in a DMD degree.
Requirements & Application Process:
- Application can be started online here.
- $50 application fee
- TOEFL: minimum of 80 on CBT
- Official transcripts from the foreign dental school
- Course-by-course evaluation of transcripts by: WES, Josef Silney,ECE
- NBDE part I: minimum score of 85
- 3 letters of recommendation
A personal interview, a psychomotor bench test, and a clinical case presentation will be required as part of the final admission process: the following may be included: Canadian wax carving exam, amalgam prep and restoration and a full metal crown prep on typodont. The fee for this bench test is rather hefty though compared to most other bench tests at other international programs, it's $2500
Tuition for 2009/2010 is $50,300, there are few more thousands of dollars in fees here and there (books, instruments, etc).
Nova Southeastern University
College of Dental Medicine
Office of Admissions
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33322
800-541-6682, ext. 21101