NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

490 College of Dental Medicine—International Dental Graduate Program NSU Drs. Kiran & Pallavi Patel International Dental Program NSU’s College of Dental Medicine offers a 39-month program for graduates of non-U.S. dental schools who wish to earn a U.S. dental degree in order to qualify for licensure in the United States. Admissions Requirements The college selects students based on academic records; letters of evaluation; a computer-generated minimum score of 80 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), a score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or a score of 54 on the Pearson Test of English—Academic; a pass score on Part I of the National Board Dental Examination or the Integrated National Board Dental Examination; a translated GPA of the American equivalent of a 3.0; a personal interview; and a psychomotor bench test. The psychomotor bench test may include the following: typodont tooth preparation for amalgam and typodont tooth preparation for a full metal crown. Procedures in the bench test are subject to change. In order to participate in the bench test, a qualifying score on the TOEFL, IELTS, or Pearson Test of English—Academic exam and the National Board of Dental Examination, Part I, or the Integrated National Board Dental Examination must be received by the Office of Admissions prior to the date of the bench test examination. All materials needed for the above will be provided by NSUCDM. The fee for this psychomotor bench test will be $2,500. This fee is in addition to the tuition for the IDG program, should the applicant be selected for admission. In order to qualify, the applicant must have received, prior to matriculation in the NSU Drs. Kiran & Pallavi Patel International Dental Program, a D.M.D., D.D.S., or their equivalent, from a non-U.S. dental school. Application Procedures Applicants must apply to the Centralized Application for Advanced Placement for International Dentists (CAAPID) by filling out and submitting an electronic application. All supporting documents listed below must be sent to CAAPID by November 15. 1. a CAAPID application 2. an official transcript from each college, professional school, or university attended, if coursework was taken at a U.S. institution 3. an official course-by-course evaluation and cumulative GPA Coursework taken at foreign institutions must be evaluated for U.S. institution equivalence. ADEA CAAPID requires applicants to request foreign evaluations fromWorld Education Services, Inc., or Education Credential Evaluators., Inc., only. • W orld Education Services, Inc. Attn: Documentation Center Bowling Green Station P.O. Box 5087 New York, NY 10274-5087 (212) 966-6311 • 800-361-3106 • wes.org • E ducational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 101 West Pleasant Street, Suite 200 Milwaukee, WI 53212-3963 (414) 289-3400 • ece.org It is the applicant’s responsibility to have this coursework evaluated. An official course-by-course evaluation with a cumulative grade point average must be sent directly from the evaluation service to CAAPID. 4. an official score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or from the Pearson Test of English— Academic, if applicable 5. scores for Part I of the Nation Dental Board Examination or Integrated National Dental Board Examination Applicant must request the scores be forwarded from the secretary of the National Board of Dental Examiners, located at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, directly to CAAPID. Applicant should submit PART II scores also, if taken. 6. three professional letters of recommendation Letters may be completed by dental school faculty members who are well acquainted with the applicant’s abilities or by individuals who can provide information relevant to the applicant’s potential. Upon receipt of the applicant’s CAAPID application, NSU will notify the applicant to fill out an electronic NSU application and submit it with a nonrefundable, $50 application fee by December 15. Additional information or application updates can be mailed to NSU’s Enrollment Processing Services (EPS) at the address below. Nova Southeastern University Enrollment Processing Services College of Dental Medicine, Office of Admissions 3301 College Avenue, P.O. Box 299000 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905 Tuition and Fees • Tuition for 2021–2022, 39-month, IDG program (subject to change by the board of trustees without notice) will be posted on our website (dental.nova.edu).

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