Admissions and Programs

IDS Program: How and When to Apply

Starting on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, applicants who wish to be considered for the IDS 2018 class starting in July 2016 can file a CAAPID application with ADEA and send all supplemental documents in one PDF file email attachment to Pacific. IDS application deadline is Friday, June 26, 2015 at 1:00 pm Pacific Time.

The following documents will be available in PDF format. To save to your computer, right-click and choose Save As (PC) or hold the control key down and click and choose Save As (Mac).

Application Process: MARCH 17 – JuNE 26, 2015

All applications and supplemental documents must be received by the IDS Office on or before the deadline of Friday, June 26, 2015 at 1:00 pm Pacific Time.

Interview and Technical Examination: October 14-17, 2015
(dates subject to change, pending administration's approval)

The dental school will invite selected applicants to participate in an on-campus interview and technical examination. We will notify invited applicants via email in mid-September. From this group, 22 students will be accepted to the July 2015 starting class.

Matriculation: July 2016

Accepted students to the IDS 2018 class will matriculate on Friday, July 8, 2016.


University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
International Dental Studies Office
155 Fifth Street, Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States
415.929.6428 or 415.929.6688