NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

College of Dental Medicine—Predoctoral Program 489 • a nonrefundable application fee of $50 Upon receipt of the completed application and the required credentials, the Committee on Admissions will select applicants for interview. Those selected will be notified in writing of the time and place. All applicants who are admitted by the college must be interviewed, but an invitation to appear for an interview should not be construed as evidence of acceptance. Notice of acceptance or other action by the Committee on Admissions will be on a “rolling” or periodic schedule; therefore, early completion of the application is in the best interest of the student. Final official transcripts, covering all of the applicant’s work, must be forwarded to Nova Southeastern University, Enrollment Processing Services, College of Dental Medicine Admissions, 3301 College Avenue, P.O. Box 299000, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If your file will not be complete prior to the deadline, please attach a statement to the NSU-CDM Supplemental Application for Admission explaining what documents will be submitted after the deadline and the reason for their delay. Decisions to review late applications are at the discretion of the Committee on Admissions. Applicants Who Studied at Foreign Institutions ADEA AADSAS requires applicants to request foreign evaluations from World Education Services, Inc. (WES), Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE), or International Credential Advantage Package (ICAP) only. You can request electronic WES, ICAP, or ECE course-by-course evaluations directly through the application website (https://aadsas .liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login). Tuition and Fees • Tuition for 2021–2022 (subject to change by the board of trustees without notice) will be posted on our website (dental.nova.edu). A Dental Medicine Program General Access Fee of $145 and an NSU Student Services Fee of $1,500 are both required annually. A registration fee of $30 is required each semester. Eligible students must request in-state tuition on application. For tuition purposes, a student’s Florida residency status (in-state or out-ofstate) will be determined at initial matriculation and will remain the same throughout the entire enrollment of the student at NSU. Accordingly, tuition will not be adjusted as a result of any change in residency status after initial enrollment registration. • A cceptance fee is $1,000. This fee is required to reserve the accepted applicant’s place in the entering first-year class. This advance payment will be deducted from the tuition payment due on registration day, but is not refundable in the event of a withdrawal. Applicants accepted between December 1 and January 31 have 30 days to pay their acceptance fee. Applicants accepted on or after February 1 are required to submit their acceptance fee within 15 days. Applicants accepted after April 15 must pay their acceptance fee immediately. • P reregistration fee is $1,000 and is due March 15, under the same terms as the acceptance fee. The first semester’s tuition and fees, less the $2,000 previously paid, are due on or before registration day. Tuition for each subsequent semester is due on or before the appropriate registration day. Students will not be admitted until their financial obligations have been met. Expenses and Financial Aid for Four-Year Predoctoral Programs Students should anticipate the following approximate expenses for books and learning materials: • first year—$4,600 • second year—$5,340 • third year—$5,950 • fourth year—$8,100 Students should anticipate the following approximate expenses for instruments and equipment and supplies: • first year—$14,000 • second year—$7,000 • third year—$3,000 • fourth year—$1,500 It is extremely important that applicants be committed to meeting their financial responsibilities during their four years of training. This should include tuition, living expenses, books, equipment, and miscellaneous expenses. It is mandated that each student carry adequate personal medical and hospital insurance. Students may avail themselves of the medical and hospital insurance plans obtainable through the university. Students will need to access an electronic device to meet program requirements. The university has computer labs. However, it is required for new, incoming students to have an iPad 2018 or newer (iPad, iPadpro, or iPadmini).