The VCU School of Dentistry's International Dentist Program (IDP) is open to all non-U.S. trained dentists and offers an accelerated pathway to a doctor of dental surgery degree. Following a summer "boot camp," our IDP students enter our D.D.S. program in the second year, benefitting from all of the unique characteristics that make us one of the top dental schools in the nation.

Program details

New applications for the class of 2026 will be accepted between March 8, 2022 and February 17, 2023.

  • Length of program: 33 months
  • Start date: July 2023
  • Class size: 10 students accepted to the class of 2025
  • Degree awarded: D.D.S.