Doctor of Dental Medicine

Welcome to Pitt Dental

Students from Pennsylvania, across the country and around the world come to study at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Among the best dental schools in the country, the School of Dental Medicine seeks only the most qualified students for admission to nationally recognized predoctoral and graduate academic programs. The central program at the school is the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) program. Providing students with a solid evidence-based education in dental medicine, graduates of the program are well prepared to be practicing clinicians or researchers. The four-year predoctoral program begins at the White Coat Ceremony and leads to a Doctoral degree in Dental Medicine (DMD). Advanced dental education and residency programs are available to students, including the Oral Biology Graduate Program.


Pitt DMD Class of 2020


Class Size: 80
Male: 49 Female:31
Average Age: 24
Undergraduate Schools Represented: 54


DAT AA: 21.4
Average Total GPA: 3.64
Average Science GPA: 3.55


Caucasian: 60*
Asian: 17*
Hispanic: 5*
African American: 4*
American Indian: 4*
Asian-Indian: 2*
*Multiracial: 7

Important Information

  • Type of degree granted: DMD
  • Class size: 80
  • Length of program: 4 years
  • DAT: required
  • Application deadline: November 1, 2015, through AADSAS
  • Interview: by invitation, in the fall and early spring
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