By other standards, the OHSU School of Dentistry is ranked in the top 2 percent nationally. Of the 55 U.S. dental schools, OHSU’s was the only one last year to have a 100 percent first-time pass rate on the Western Regional Examination Board’s clinical licensing exam for dental students.
OHSU and its partner universities in the Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education (OCNE) offer a 1+3 program , where students complete at least 45 credits of prerequisites and then three years in the nursing program .
OHSU is the largest research institution in Oregon. In 1995, OHSU became an independent public corporation, and its governance became vested in the OHSU Board of Directors. As a public body, OHSU retains close ties to the State . The OHSU Board is appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate.
California Loma Linda University School of Dentistry , Loma Linda. University of California , Los Angeles School of Dentistry , Los Angeles. University of California , San Francisco School of Dentistry , San Francisco. University of the Pacific Arthur A. The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, Los Angeles.
Average Dentist Salary by State
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There are three basic requirements for becoming a dentist : Doctorate (DDS or DMD) from an accredited dental school. Licensure, consisting of both a written and clinical exam. Specialty licensure and further education and/or completion of a residency (for specialists)
OHSU does not have a minimum GPA requirement. However, applicants with science, required science (biology, chemistry and physics courses only) and overall GPAs above a 3.0, preferably above a 3.2, have more competitive applications. Is there a statute of limitation on course work accepted by OHSU ?
Residents and non-residents pay the same tuition rate.
|Expense Type||Description||Total Program Cost (9 qtrs)|
|Tuition/Program fees||All PA Students (resident & nonresident)||$91,854|
|University fees||All OHSU Students||$5,391|
|Internet access||Estimated at $40/month for 26 months||$1040|
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Oregon Health and Science University’s highly ranked medical school is especially renowned for training in primary care, rural medicine and family medicine .
OHSU is also Portland’s largest employer and a statewide economic powerhouse. Our operations include multiple campuses, adult and children’s hospitals, and clinics across Oregon. We also have state-of-the-art research facilities, including the 320,000-square-foot Knight Cancer Research Building.
Today, OHSU’s annual budget is $1.8 billion, of which $39 million comes from the state. We have maximized the benefit of the public corporation and exhausted the opportunities for efficiency available through the flexibility of our governance status. We can no longer squeeze the hospital to fund education and research.
Some aspiring dentists will complete four years in an undergraduate program, followed by another four years in a dental program. Dentistry programs that combine the undergraduate degree with dentistry training will typically allow students to complete the program in about six years .
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 .
According to the ADA and a survey by the Health Policy Institute, “In 2017-18, the average resident first-year cost of public dental school programs was $37,877 while the cost of private dental school programs was $67,087 .”