Urban setting

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Howard University / College of Dentistry is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Pediatric dentistry
(Certificate) Advanced education in general dentistry
(Certificate) Orthodontics
(Certificate) Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Dentistry
(Certificate) General dentistry practice

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam DAT
Comp Exam Required
Didactic and clinical exams



Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam DAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements 8 semester hours of course work each in biology, inorganic chemistry, and organic chemistry

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans


Focus of faculty research: Epidemiological, biomaterial, molecular genetic, behavioral modification, and clinical trial studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2400 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20059-0002
United States
Contact Dr. Dexter A. Woods
Phone: 202-806-0440
Fax: 202-806-0354