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Address:801 S Paulina StChicago IL 60612-7212
Program director:Bradford R. Johnson, D.D.S.
Department/section chair:Bradford R. Johnson, D.D.S.
Predoctoral director:Qian Xie, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Contact person:Blanca E. Sanchez
Application method:


Application submission:August 1
Application deadline:August 1
Application website:PASS (all applications are processed through PASS, not UIC)
Annual start date:August 1
Accreditation status:A1 (Approval without reporting requirements)
Full-time faculty members:4
Part-time faculty members:12
Full-time Board certified:2
Part-time Board certified:5
Volunteer Board certified:2
Accept internationally trained dentists?Yes
Degrees/certificates offered:
  • Certificate
  • M.S.
Length of program in months:
  • Certificate: 24
  • M.S.: 24 plus
State license required?Yes
Must the license be from the state where the sponsoring institution is located?Temporary license can be obtained from the state
  • Dental degree from any national or international dental school
  • Number of required letters of recommendation
  • Class rank
  • National Board scores along with minimum score, if required
  • Minimum TOEFL score
Number of endodontic resident slots:4 per year
Ratio of acceptance to applicants:1-to-15
Tuition per year:$35,000-40,000
Fees per year (if not included in tuition above):$30,000-35,000 first year including microscope. Second year less than $5,000
Salary amount:Varies
Stipend amount:$0
Required graduate preclinical technique course:Yes
First-year enrollment:4
Percent of time spent in courses/lectures/seminars:30% for all
Percent of time spent in research:10%
Percent of time spent in clinical care:50%
Percent of time spent in teaching:5-10%
Percent of time spent on-call and/or in emergency clinic:5%
Clinical setting:Dental school
Average number of nonsurgical procedures completed per resident:201-250
Research requirements:Completed original research project
Residency programs available in other dental specialties at sponsoring institution:
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics
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