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Pre-Dentistry Concentration

 Options: Bachelor's

 Locations: Main Campus

General Information

The Bachelor of Science in Biology/Pre-Dentistry Concentration is designed to prepare students for admission into professional programs in dentistry. The requirements of the Pre-Dentistry program are based on the general requirements of the Bachelor of Science in Biology, specifically adjusted for pre-dentistry students. Coursework in biology, inorganic and organic chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, human anatomy and physiology, genetics, and physics prepares students for the Dental Admission Test (DAT) and for future success in the field.

Admission Requirements

New Student Admission Requirements

  • Minimum 2.50 High School GPA (on a 4.00 scale)
  • ACT Score of 17 or SAT Score of 900
  • Must demonstrate appropriate academic preparedness, maturity, and seriousness of purpose.

Transfer Student Admission Requirements

  • 2.50 Overall GPA (on a 4.00 scale)
  • At least 12 credits, including an English and Mathematics course.

Get Accepted to Dental School

A letter of acceptance from a dental school doesn't come easily. It requires effort, time and careful preparation. Professors and advisors with knowledge and expertise in this field are essential, and students get a helping hand into dental school from the professionals at Ferris.

In fact, professional training in the health fields has been a specialty at Ferris for more than 100 years. Graduates of the Pre Dentistry program at Ferris benefit from this rich history and take with them important hands-on skills as they pursue a position in dental school. Students must be aware that admission to dental schools is highly selective and the student must achieve a very high grade average and DAT score to be competitive. FSU graduates with this type of academic accomplishment experience a high rate of acceptance into dental schools.

More Information

Lead Advisor: Dr. Clifton Franklund
Phone: (231) 591-2552
Email: [email protected]

Professional Advisor: Jenice Winowiecki
Phone: (231) 591-2555
Email: [email protected]