Application Process

The Application process will be open May 15, 2017 through September 1, 2017

for U.S. applicants only.

The Graduate Orthodontics Program will not be accepting applications for

international students again until 2018.

Preference for interviews will be given to applicants who have only applied to

programs participating in the Match.

The OU Graduate Orthodontics program participates in the National Matching Service. Interested applicants must register with the Match. The deadline for submission of all application materials to the OU orthodontics department is September 1st of the year prior to matriculation. From over 125 applicants, approximately 30 applicants are invited to interview in late October or early November. Four positions are filled through the match. For applicants from the U.S. Accredited schools, the application consists of two separate parts:


These materials include:

  1. The first part of the application contains materials submitted to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. All materials for this process are submitted to the OUHSC Admissions and Records office. This process requires an online application to the Graduate College Graduate Dentistry – Orthodontics – MS program, which includes a $75 application fee that is payable online. Please submit all official transcripts of all college coursework electronically (preferred) to:  Non-electronic copies may be sent to OUHSC Office of Admissions and Records LIB 121, P.O. Box 26901 Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0901.

  2. The second part of the application contains the materials submitted to the Department of Orthodontics.
    • Supplemental application form (PDF Form – Click to download)
    • Dean's letter stating class rank and cumulative GPA.
    • Three letters of recommendation, one of which may be the Dean's letter.
    • Official National Boards Examination scores.
    • Curriculum Vitae (C.V.).
    • Personal Statement.


The GRE is not required for any applicants.

For any admissions questions, please contact the Student Program Coordinator:

Telephone: (405) 271-4271
Fax: (405) 271-1178
E-mail address: