Prospective Students

Why Ohio State

  • The Ohio State University is ranked 16th among the nation’s top public universities (US News & World Report) and known around the world for academic excellence and groundbreaking research.
  • Located on the only campus in the country with a comprehensive medical center comprising seven health sciences colleges, Ohio State’s College of Dentistry has a full range of dental specialty programs at a single site.
  • The College of Dentistry offers extensive clinical training at three clinics on campus and multiple off-site clinics, including service work at a variety of outreach sites around the state of Ohio. You will graduate with the practical experience you need to hit the ground running in your career.
  • You will be taught by top practitioners and researchers who are shaping the future of dentistry and the health care field. The faculty view their job as not only preparing outstanding dental students, but outstanding future colleagues.
  • The program is not competitive; your fellow students become your closest friends and confidantes as you matriculate through dental school. Our goal is to create a community of diverse people striving for the same goal.
  • When you choose Ohio State, you become part of one of the largest career networks in the world. The College of Dentistry is the fourth largest dental college in the U.S, 
  • The College of Dentistry supports diversity, from the makeup of each class to the outreach activities that students and faculty perform.
  • We’re full of Buckeye Pride! Ohio State is famous for its traditions and school spirit, from Script Ohio to O-H-I-O.
  • The College of Dentistry is committed to you – to offering opportunities and opening doors for our students. There’s no limit to what you can accomplish here!