Frequently asked questions

International Dental Program quick facts

  • The Virginia Commonwealth University codes are as follows:
    • TOEFL institution code: 5570
    • Department code: 38
    • IDP code: 4444
  • You are required to have completed National Board Dental Examination (NDBE) Part I prior to the application deadline in order to apply. NBDE Part II is optional but preferred. 
  • If you did not get accepted last year and wish to reapply, you must resubmit all documentation.

Modified with permission from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry website. Special thanks to Dr. Peter Berthold, director of PASS.

*Lisa E. Itaya, David W. Chambers, and Patricia A. King. Analyzing the Influence of Admissions Criteria and Cultural Norms on Success in an International Dental Studies Program, Journal of Dental Education (2008), 72: 317-328.