Advanced Ed – Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Admissions Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States or permanent resident in the United States.
  • Applicants must also submit evidence of graduation from a school of dentistry accredited by the American Dental Association or the Canadian Dental Association.
  • Earn a minimum dental school 3.0 GPA and be in the to 50 percent of their graduating class.
  • ADAT is not required, however, all applicants are required to take the GRE. Official GRE scores should be submitted directly to UMKC (GRE code is 6872).  Minimum GRE Scores: Verbal-155, Quant-150, Analytical Writing-4.0
  • Successful completion of a U.S. regional or equivalent Canadian clinical licensure exam is required prior to or no later than the end of the first year of residency.