Dates and Deadlines
The application cycle for the May 2015 entering class will begin on March 17, 2014. The deadline to submit all application materials, including the CAAPID application, UIC supplemental application and the supporting documents is July 1, 2014. No exceptions will be made.
To apply to the UIC College of Dentistry International Dentist Degree Program you first have to submit the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Centralized Application for Advanced Placement for International Dentists (CAAPID).
UIC Supplemental Online Application
After you submit the Centralized Application for Advanced Placement for International Dentists (CAAPID), please submit the UIC Supplemental Application.
After the two online applications are submitted, please provide the required supplemental materials in one single package and mail them to the mailing address listed below.
You can use the following checklist for a description of the required materials.
International Dentist Degree Program
UIC College of Dentistry (MC 621)
801 South Paulina Street, Room 104
Chicago, Illinois 60612-7211
The status of UIC IDDP applications will be tracked via the UIC CAAPID database. Once the Office of Admissions receives your CAAPID application we will send you a Receipt of Application e-mail.
After we receive and log all supplemental application materials and your application becomes complete you will receive an Application Complete e-mail. If the supplemental application materials are incomplete, our office will send you an e-mail indicating which documents you are missing.
Due to the volume of applications we are unable to offer updates over the phone.
Only those candidates deemed highly qualified will be invited for an on-campus interview in the months of June - September. Interviews are mandatory and by invitation only. Selected students will be notified via email if they are selected for an interview, please check your spam and trash inboxes. The interview will be extended by the College's Admissions Office at the approval of the Admissions Committee. Candidates should NOT call and request an interview.
Selection of Students
Since the College has a limited capacity, it must be selective in choosing students. The selection is based upon the applicant's credentials, letters of recommendation, and information obtained during the application process.