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Dental Early Acceptance Program

Student's interested in applying for one of the early acceptance programs listed should contact us or stop by Life Health Science Building (LHSB) 2.822, Biology Wing, for an appointment or to register as a pre-early acceptance student and ensure all requirements are met on time.

The Dental Early Acceptance Program (DEAP) targets undergraduate freshman. DEAP is designed to allow motivated undergraduate freshman the opportunity to apply and interview for dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School. DEAP is a 3+4 program, allowing students to start on their Dental Degree after completing their undergraduate junior year. The DEAP program is a conditional acceptance program: Students must complete undergraduate requirements to maintain eligibility in the program.

See Pre-dental Track on the Pre-health Advising page to ensure you are following the suggested course timeline and have completed the required courses to successfully score well on the DAT.



Application Criteria

  • UTB/TSC undergraduate freshman
  • Texas Resident with U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status
  • No more than 30 credit hours (including dual enrollment and AP credit)
  • Competitive GPA 
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