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vidence of academic and personal potential, as well as desire to become a dentist E Documentation for a mastery of English, if the applicant’s primary language is not English Documented exposure to clinical environments, preferably in the profession of dentistry Satisfactory admissions interview with the CWRU School of Dental Medicine
Program Admissions Process Students applying to this program are encouraged to apply by November 1st for priority consideration. Guaranteed acceptance will not be granted until all requirements listed below have been satisfied. Decisions will be rendered by April 1st and formal notification of acceptance into the program will be sent to the applicant by Gannon University by April 15th, two weeks prior to the deposit deadline for Gannon University. Students who wish to be considered for the CWRU affiliation program with Gannon University must: • a pply to Gannon University’s CWRU 3+4 Early Acceptance Dental Medicine program and be successfully admitted to the University. • complete a satisfactory admissions interview with CWRU School of Dental Medicine after receiving an offer of acceptance from Gannon University as a high school senior. CWRU School of Dental Medicine Entry Requirements After three years of undergraduate study, the participant is conditionally guaranteed an offer of admission to the CWRU School of Dental Medicine if the following requirements are satisfied. • • • • • •
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uccessful completion of approximately 90 credits of undergraduate study S College GPA of 3.50 (overall and science-only), calculated using AADSAS convention Completion of pre-dental prerequisite coursework with grades of B or better Good standing with Gannon University Minimum of 20 hours of shadowing or volunteering in clinical and dental environments DAT score of 19 or higher for Academic Average and 18 or higher for Perceptual Ability, to be taken as early as April of the second undergraduate year and preferably no later than January of the students third year Application directly to the CWRU School of Dental Medicine by January 1st of the junior year Letter of evaluation from the Pre-Health Applicant Review Committee at Gannon University Final on-site interview at the CWRU School of Dental Medicine upon their receipt of the dental school application Response to the offer of acceptance within 15 days to secure a seat in the incoming class Any additional requirements as outlined through the affiliation agreement between Gannon University and the CWRU School of Dental Medicine; students accepted to the program will have access to all requirements specified in the agreement through the Director of the Pre-Health Advising Program at Gannon University Though not required, students are encouraged to participate in small-group, capstone, or case-oriented undergraduate coursework or experiential scholarly activities. Students admitted to this program will forfeit their conditionally guaranteed seat if they apply to any other dental medicine schools.