College of Dental Medicine—Postdoctoral Programs 531 • three letters of recommendation (Letters must be completed by dental school faculty members who are wellacquainted with the applicant’s abilities or by individuals who can provide information relevant to the applicant’s potential. Letters from friends or family members are not acceptable.) Applicants may also submit up to five Personal Potential Indexes (PPI) with their PASS application. This is not required. Upon receipt of the completed application and the required credentials, the director of each postdoctoral program will select applicants to be interviewed. Those selected will be notified in writing. Not all applicants will be granted an interview. All applicants who are admitted to the college must be interviewed, but an invitation to appear for an interview should not be construed as evidence of acceptance. Endodontics program applicants must also submit 1. an official transcript from each college, professional school, or university attended Coursework taken at a foreign institution must be evaluated for U.S. institution equivalence by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) organization, such as one of the services listed below. • 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 • J osef Silny & Associates, Inc., International Education Consultants 7101 SW 102 Avenue Miami, FL 33173 (305) 273-1616 • (305) 273-1338 fax firstname.lastname@example.org • jsilny.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 the address below. Nova Southeastern University Enrollment Processing Services College of Dental Medicine Admissions 3301 College Avenue, P.O. Box 299000 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905 Postdoctoral Tuition and Fees • Tuition for all postdoctoral programs 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. • Acceptance/Preregistration fee is $2,000 (Endodontics— $4,000). This fee is required to reserve the accepted applicant’s place in the entering first-year, postdoctoral 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. It is payable within two weeks of an applicant’s acceptance. The first semester’s tuition and fees, less the $2,000 (Endodontics—$4,000) 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. It is extremely important that applicants be committed to meeting their financial responsibilities during their 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 hospitalization insurance plan obtainable through the university.