Admissions is now open for US Applicants until August 31, 2022. International applicants may begin the application process in May of 2024 for the July 2025 Program.
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 U.S. Accredited schools, the application consists of two separate parts:
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.
OUHSC Office of Admissions and Records
LIB 121, P.O. Box 26901
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0901.
Non-electronic transcripts must remain in their original sealed envelope until opened by the Office of Admissions and Records.
The second part of the application contains the materials submitted to the Department of Orthodontics
These items can be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the following address:
Include the following materials:
Those candidates with dental degrees from schools not accredited by the ADA Commission on Accreditation may be accepted.
International candidates are reviewed by faculty separately from the Match. After a personal interview candidates are informed about their selection. If offered a position, the candidate will have the option to accept the position. If the applicant is also registered with the Match, by withdrawing from the Match, in general, the program accepts international students only on a periodic basis. International graduate students are required to pay out-of-state tuition.
All of the above application requirements are required for international applicants with the following exceptions:
The GRE is not required for any applicant.
Student Program Coordinator
Tel: (405) 271-4271
Fax: (405) 271-1178