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|# RANK 2020 2019 2018 2017 2020||UNIVERSITY||Academic Reputation|
|1||King’s College London||79.9|
|2||Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam ( ACTA), Amsterdam the Netherlands||78.3|
|3||University of Michigan-Ann Arbor||77.2|
|4||The University of Hong Kong||77.2|
New Ranking of the World’s Top Dental Schools
|Top 10 Dental Schools in the World Based on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015|
|Rank||Name of Institution||Location|
|2||University of Hong Kong (HKU)||Hong Kong|
|3||University of Gothenburg||Sweden|
The World’s Top 100 Universities
|1||Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)||United States|
|2||Stanford University||United States|
|3||Harvard University||United States|
|4||California Institute of Technology ( Caltech )||United States|
while private schools like Harvard, Columbia, Penn, Detroit, Case, Nova etc have averages at 3.6+. Other private schools like Loma Linda and Creighton favor applicants of a certain religion, which make them even more difficult to get into .
Dental School Rankings (2021 Reviews) Our Top Pick: Harvard University . Our Runner Up Pick: University of Michigan . Best Value Dental School: University at Buffalo , SUNY. Best Dental School for Orthodontics: University of Pennsylvania . Best Dental School for Oral Surgery.
There are a lot of things to consider if you are thinking about becoming a dentist . Dental school involves four years of hard work beyond your undergrad studies. In addition, dental school also does not come cheap. Before investing a lot of time and money, you need to be sure being a dentist is the right fit.
Plenty of vacancies and a big shortage of dentists The Netherlands has been dealing with a shortage of dentists for years, and the end is not in sight. Many dentists are expected to retire in the coming few years, and there simply are not enough fresh graduates to fill their shoes.
The average salary for a dentist is around 123,000 USD/year in the U.S. whereas out of the European countries, the highest salary for a dentist is in Spain, as it reaches around 175,000 USD/year.
Med school is more intensive academically, dental school is more frustrating/stressful. It doesn’t require a ton of intellect or talent to do either.
With an admission rate of 5.0%, Harvard University ranks as the most difficult school to get into. This rate only reflects admission into Harvard’s undergraduate school — Harvard College. Some schools at Harvard are even more competitive, such as Harvard’s School of Medicine.
Harvard University and University of Oxford rank within top 10 universities of the world in 2020 by both QS News and THE. University of Oxford ranks slightly better with 1st place by THE and 4th place by QS News.
Academics. Although MIT is more focused on science and technology, and Harvard concentrates more on the liberal arts, both schools offer 50+ majors in a variety of fields.
A GPA standing of 3.6 will be good enough by dental school standards, because even though the minimum GPA prerequisite will differ between institutions, they typically still range between 3.0-3.5, which you would clear regardless.
Dental schools require a 3.0 minimum to be considered, but average accepted would prob be about a 3.4 or 3.5 for private institutions. Dental schools are known to take a more holistic approach it applications, so get 250 or more shadow hours and other extracurricular’s and you would definitely stand a chance!
Top 10 cheapest dental schools for residents University of Puerto Rico . Total cost (four years): $98,818. Texas A&M University . University of Alabama. East Carolina University . Augusta University. University of Mississippi . UT Health Science Center at Houston . University of Texas ( UT) Health Science Center at San Antonio .