Oral & Craniofacial PhD Admissions Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Meet the minimum general requirements for admission to Interdisciplinary PhD study at UMKC and must satisfy grade point average requirements as stated in the admission requirements section of the Academic Regulations and Information of Doctor of Philosophy Studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
  • Complete written and oral comprehensive examinations relevant to their primary and co-discipline(s).
  • Must have a baccalaureate degree, an M.S degree or a D.D.S. or equivalent degree.
  • Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Have a minimum Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score, completed within the last five years, as listed below:
    • GRE Score Requirement
    • Quantitative 150
    • Verbal 155
    • Analytical Writing 4.0
  • International students must meet one of the below English Proficiency Minimum Requirements:
    • TOEFL: 80
    • IELTS: 6.0
    • PTE: 53
    • DET: 50