Dugoni School at a Glance

Founded in San Francisco in 1896 as the College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is committed to providing a student-centered educational program and the highest quality oral health care in the Bay Area.

The magic of the Dugoni School is in its people
  • 653 students and residents
  • 507 faculty (69 full-time; 217 part-time, 221 adjunct)
  • 221 staff/administrators
  • 8,000+ living alumni
A program dedicated to excellence
  • The only dental school in the United States offering a year-round, accelerated three-year DDS program
  • Nationally-renowned for its humanistic model of education that respects the dignity of each individual and fosters limitless potential for growth
  • Offering degrees or certificates through nine academic programs:
    • Doctorate of Dental Surgery program
    • International Dental Studies program
    • Graduate Orthodontic program
    • Advanced Education in Endodontology
    • International General Dentist Educator program
    • Master of Physician Assistant Studies program
    • Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene program
Commitment to quality patient care
  • University-run clinics in San Francisco and Union City as well as extramural sites throughout Northern California
  • Provides approximately $500,000 of uncompensated dental care on an annual basis and another $10 million of care at substantially-reduced prices to assist the culturally and socio-economically diverse population of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Approximately 118,000 patient visits per year; 28,000 active patients