IDS Program: How and When to Apply

Starting on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, applicants who wish to be considered for the IDS 2020 class starting in July 2018 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 9, 2017 at 1:00 pm Pacific Time.

The following documents are 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) and open with Acrobat Reader.

Application Process: March 1 - June 9, 2017

All applications and supplemental documents must be received by the IDS Office on or before the deadline of Friday, June 9, 2017 at 1:00 pm Pacific Time.

Interview and Technical Examination: October 11-14, 2017
(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, 24 students will be accepted to the July 2018 starting class.

Matriculation: July 2018

Accepted students to the IDS 2020 class will matriculate on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.


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