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Pre-Dental, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Key facts 

We can help you choose your academic program, plan for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) or the Dental School Admission Test (DAT), select appropriate internships or research experiences and apply to medical or dental school.

Medical and dental schools do not require specific majors; however, they do require exceptional performance in a series of very specific science and mathematics courses including biology with lab, chemistry with lab, physics with lab, calculus, statistics, and organic chemistry with lab.

We also recommend that students of the Pre-Dental program at Saint Peter's University take biochemistry.

Admission to medical or dental school also requires very high scores on the MCAT or DAT exams.

Contact us as early as possible for information and guidance about preparation for medical or dental school, the application process and the undergraduate courses required.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical and dental schools do not require specific majors; however, they do require exceptional performance in a series of very specific science and mathematics courses. 
  • For most medical and dental schools these requirements include: one year of general biology with lab, one year of general chemistry with lab, one year of general physics with lab, one semester of calculus, one semester of statistics, and one year of organic chemistry with lab. We also recommend that students take one semester of biochemistry. 
  • Admission to medical or dental school also requires very high scores on the MCAT or DAT exams. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Academic transcripts with English Translation from all high schools attended.
  • Short essay or personal statement (included in the application but may be sent separately).
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, school official, coach or community service coordinator. Recommendations should come directly from the recommender and may be scanned, faxed or mailed back to the Office of Admission. A SKYPE or in person interview may be used in lieu of a recommendation letter.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37660 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37660 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Jersey City

  • 1300 - 3200 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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