Admissions and Programs

IDS Program: How and When to Apply

Starting on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, applicants who wish to be considered for the IDS 2019 class starting in July 2017 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 3, 2016 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 1 – JuNE 3, 2016

All applications and supplemental documents must be received by the IDS Office on or before the deadline of Friday, June 3, 2016 at 1:00 pm Pacific Time.

Interview and Technical Examination: October 12-15, 2016
(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 2017 starting class.

Matriculation: July 2017

Accepted students to the IDS 2019 class will matriculate on Friday, July 14, 2017.


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