The School of Dentistry welcomed its newest students, the DDS Class of 2022 and the DH Class of 2020, on Wednesday-Friday, August 15-17. As part of their orientation, the incoming students were issued their clinic scrubs: DH students ceil blue and DDS students hunter green. Presentations and activities included student panels, faculty panels, get to know you activities, tours with mentor groups, a pancake breakfast, and an ice cream social.
The 31 females in the new DH class includes students from Missouri, Kansas, & Arkansas. Their average science GPA is a 3.34 and cumulative GPA is a 3.45.
The geographic distribution of the 109 new DDS students includes the following states: MO (73), KS (20), HI (4), AR (2), LA (1), MD (1), MN (1), TX (2), & Kuwait (4). The class includes 55 females and 54 males. Their average science GPA is 3.67 and their DAT academic average is 19.8. The age range is 21-43.
All these students possess extensive dental experiences through observation and assisting, as well as extensive community service participation.
We welcome them to our family at the School of Dentistry.