We’re looking for students with drive, determination, and a desire to help others and their communities.  

All students applying to TCDM must meet certain academic requirements and technical standards.

Candidates for admission to TCDM must have a broad educational background and possess the intelligence, integrity, and personal and emotional characteristics necessary to become effective dentists. They must meet our requirements for admission and show evidence of the capacity to successfully complete the rigorous course of study in dental school.

How to Apply

Applications and materials required for admission must be submitted through the ADEA AADSAS (ADEA's Associated American Dental Schools Application Service), available at, between June 1 and February 1 in the year prior to entry. Applicants should not contact TCDM. The admissions department will contact select qualified applicants with an invitation to campus for a personal interview

Applicants can expect to be notified approximately 6 to 8 weeks after their interview date and no earlier than December 1 of the academic year prior to the academic year of matriculation. TCDM follows the ADEA traffic rules.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Individuals who previously matriculated to any dental school and for any reason either withdrew or were dismissed are ineligible to apply.