Upper Division Pre-Placement Dental Hygiene

This program is for students interested in dental hygiene. Accepted students who have completed program requirement are guaranteed admission to the competitive upper-division program. Five spaces are reserved for high school seniors who will be first-time freshmen, and five spaces are reserved for lower-division dental hygiene freshmen who complete and excel in the first semester. Students must maintain a cumulative and science GPA of 3.0 or higher each semester of enrollment in the lower division.

Upper Division Applicants must:

  • 25 ACT or 1130 SAT (CR + M)
  • 3.3 high school GPA
  • Two tetters of recommendation from high school guidance counselor
  • One essay on why you are interested in a dental hygiene career (500 words or less)
  • Documentation showing 12 hours of dental/dental hygiene practice observation