Prospective Students

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Welcome to the Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Program at The Ohio State University

As part of the most comprehensive health sciences center in the country and located in a major metropolitan area, Ohio State's College of Dentistry provides a dynamic, fast-paced environment, with the friendly, down-to-earth attitude of the Midwest. We are the fourth largest dental college in the country, which means you will have extensive opportunities to learn from renowned faculty dentists in eight specialty areas, work in a large and varied clinical setting, and take advantage of all that a nationally ranked research university can offer you. 

At a Glance

  • Degree granted: DDS
  • 2013 entering class size: 110
  • DAT required: yes
  • Length of program: 45 months (semester system)
  • Deadline for application: September
  • AADSAS application: yes
  • Supplementary application required: yes
  • Interview: mandatory, by invitation
  • International students accepted: yes (TOEFL required)