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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Overview

Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis / School of Dentistry is located in Indianapolis, IN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Dental sciences
Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) Cariology and operative dentistry
Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) Dental materials
Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) Endodontics
Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) Orthodontics
Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) Pediatric dentistry
Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) Periodontics
Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) Prosthodontics
(Certificate) Dentistry
Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Dentistry
Master of Science (MS) Dental materials

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 39
Doctoral Degrees 117
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (orthodontics); National Board Dental Exam Part I (periodontics), Parts I and II (endodontics); ADAT (pediatric dentistry)
Thesis or manuscript, qualifying exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for PhD); DAT (for DDS)
Thesis Required
Minimum GPA of 3.0 and qualifying examination (for PhD); minimum GPA of 2.0 and Part I and II of National Board of Dental Examinations (for DDS)
Other Advanced Degrees Thesis Required
Minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,099
Applied
191
Accepted
160
Enrolled
9%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Winter deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (orthodontics); National Board Dental Exam Part I (periodontics), Parts I and II (endodontics); ADAT (pediatric dentistry)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (for PhD); DAT (for DDS)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

560
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.93%
Black or African American 3.21%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 13.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 2.5%
Unknown 2.68%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

96
Total faculty
Full-time - 96
Part-time - 0
Male (68)
Female (28)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Caries research: early caries detection and management, secondary caries, remineralization, oral biofilms, fluoride, dental erosion; oral biology: molecular biology and immunobiology of streptococcus mutans, oral biofilms, infection control, actinobaccillus actinomycetemcomitans; orthodontics and oral facial genetics: orthodontics biomechanics; oral pathology and immunology: chronic inflammation and autoimmunity, innate immunity in oral pathology; periodontal disease and implants
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,827,848

Location & Contact

Address 1121 West Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN  46202
United States
Contact Dr. John N. Williams
Dean
Email: jnwill01@iu.edu
Phone: 317-274-7461