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University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry
  • Year founded: 1881
  • ENROLLED TOTAL: 100
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University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry (UMKC)
Dental School
Kansas City
  • SDN RANKING 3
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 2 28 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS N/A 0 Responses
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Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $29,198
  • Non - Resident Tuition $58,194
  • Application Fee $35
  • AVG DAT 19.0
  • AVG GPA 3.6

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Admissions Information

  • Admissions
  • 650 E. 25th St
  • Kansas City 64108
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

The UMKC School of Dentistry traces its roots to 1881, when the Kansas City Dental College was founded as a department of the Kansas City Medical College. In 1919 the Kansas City Dental College merged with Western Dental College to form the Kansas City Western Dental College. It became the School of Dentistry of the University of Kansas City in 1941. In 1963 the school became the School of Dentistry at UMKC.

Curriculum

As a student at the UMKC School of Dentistry you will advance through a carefully planned curriculum that incorporates a variety of learning environments. The first two years involves a preclinical course of study as well as biomedical classes. The school`s multidisciplinary, competency-based preclinical curriculum promotes the synthesis and application of knowledge and skills.

Facilities

The School is located on Hospital Hill in Kansas City, Missouri. It is affiliated with the UMKC Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Children`s Mercy Hospital and Truman Medical Center (West). Other affiliations (satellite clinics) include: Truman Medical Center (Lakewood), Baptist Hospital, Kansas City Free Health Clinic, Veterans Administration Hospitals in Kansas City and Leavenworth, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City Regional Center (for mentally retarded and developmentally disabled patients), Ozanam Home for Boys, Richard Cabot Clinic, Samuel Rodgers Community Health Center, and Swope Parkway Medical Center.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 25
Negatively 0
No change 1

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
2.93 28

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.14 22

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None" More from this Member | Report Response

"Keep the good work up!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Keep doing what you're doing!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Feed us barbecue for lunch!!!! :D" More from this Member | Report Response

"Love these people!" More from this Member | Report Response

"Not to appeal to students by talking so negatively about other schools' clinical curriculums." More from this Member | Report Response

"The advice they give you to help 'improve' your application is ridiculous and unrealistic." More from this Member | Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

""tell me about yourself"" More from this Member | Report Response

"What is the most significant thing that has happened in your lifetime?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about a particular service event that impacted you." More from this Member | Report Response

"Please define "personal ethics" and "accountability."" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was a complex personal situation you dealt with?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you perceive the academics of dental school will be different from your previous academic experiences? What do you plan to do over this next year to be better prepared academically to begin dental school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Define personal ethics." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"why did you apply/reapply? " More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your extracurricular activities in Mexico." More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe to me what you think is an unethical situation in dentistry." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about your undergrad institution/major." More from this Member | Report Response

"What are you doing now?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What hobbies do you enjoy in your free time?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Not a specific list of questions. More of a discussion to get to know the applicant." More from this Member | Report Response

"What made you interested in Dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Three strengths" More from this Member | Report Response

"Dislikes of dentistry" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"What's the most difficult decison you have had to make? What did you do to deal with it?" More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"90% of the questions were really specific and personal. It was obvious that my interviewer spent some time reading my file." More from this Member | Report Response

"If not dentistry, then what would you do?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Would you practice in a rural setting?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you are unable to pursue dentistry as your career of choice, what would your likely alternative choice(s) be? Plan B?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Describe a situation in which your personal character was tested." More from this Member | Report Response

"Ethics question." More from this Member | Report Response

"Have you ever thought about teaching at a dental school (after you finish dental school)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"If you were a Dentist, what would you consider to be an unethical practice of dental medicine?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you consider to be your greatest academic strength?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are your hobbies?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why UMKC?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How would you define a successful dentist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"This was for Reserved Admissions. Everyone was asked the same 2 questions and we went around the table and answered them one at a time." More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you focus?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing different than the usual questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was a very specific question based on my application involving my abroad experiences" More from this Member | Report Response

"What would you consider unethical treatment of dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why I had become interested in dentistry if I had so many ecology courses?" More from this Member | Report Response

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