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University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry
University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry
  • Year founded: 1878
  • ENROLLED TOTAL: 90
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University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry (UTHSC)
Dental School
Memphis
  • SDN RANKING 4
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 2 38 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS 1 0 Responses
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Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $27,900
  • Non - Resident Tuition $66,070
  • Application Fee $75
  • AVG DAT 20.0
  • AVG GPA 3.6

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Admissions Information

  • Admissions & Student Affairs
  • S-102 Dunn Bldg.
  • 875 Union Avenue
  • Memphis 38163
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

The facility of the College of Dentistry is committed to the education of a health professional whose primary responsibility will be the prevention of oral disease and maintenance of the oral health of the public. This encompasses the recruitment of well-qualified and motivated students who understand the need for a commitment to improving the welfare of those they serve, as well as the personal obligation of continuous development.

Curriculum

Much of the first two years is devoted to the biomedical sciences of anatomy, biochemistry, histology, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology, and physiology. Preclinical technical courses are also taught to achieve a close correlation of the basic sciences with the clinical disciplines.

Facilities

The College of Dentistry will soon move into the 21st century in the way dentistry is taught. With the new construction, the pre-clinical labs will have 40 workstations housing Interactive Virtual Reality Simulators that will allow the the computer to give immediate graphic evaluation of tooth preparation. Each workstation will have its own monitor so that instructors can demonstrate techniques to the entire class.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 37
Negatively 1
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
2.69 36

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
8.29 28

0 = low, 10 = high

Select Questions & Recent Responses

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Keep doing what you do." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing. An info packet was given that had plenty of information about the school and surroundings." More from this Member | Report Response

"N/A" More from this Member | Report Response

"keep up the great work!" More from this Member | Report Response

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

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

"Why dentistry and what have you done to explore it?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Tell us a bit about yourself." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"why dentistry and what have you done to explore dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a dentist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why Dentistry and how I investigated it?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a dentist and what have you done to investigate the field." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry and what have you done to investigate the field?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to become a dentist" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do I want to be a dentist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What do you do on your free time?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

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

"Name a book you've recently read and what you've gained from it. " More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you want to be a dentist and what have you done to explore the field of dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you really choose dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What are some of your strenths?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"What are your goals outside of dentistry? " More from this Member | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you do to relax. For me, after a big test like that, I would isolate myself for around 30 minutes to gather my thoughts and then go out and celebrate that we're done with it. They seemed taken aback by the thought of a person doing that and I imagine they expected "go out and party it up with the group" or something along those lines." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was more just a conversation. We talked about animals a lot." More from this Member | Report Response

"So you play (insert instrument here)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Discuss a failure of yours." More from this Member | Report Response

""So how did you end up in Tennessee?" " More from this Member | Report Response

"What did you encounter in the field of dentistry that you did not expect during your exposure to the career of dentistry (ie. during your time shadowing, assisting, etc)?" More from this Member | Report Response

"describe yourself" More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked only three questions... Why do you want to be a dentist? What did you do to explore dentistry? and What do you do for fun?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do I have children?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing besides the usual..." More from this Member | Report Response

"I was asked about my hand-eye coordination in regards to my current job and sports background." More from this Member | Report Response

"It was totally laid back. They just opened the floor up to me and asked me to discuss why I want to be a dentist and what I've done to investigate the field. They also asked me what types of work and activities I like to do with my hands." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Why I wanted to be a dentist, and what quality or characteristic I would most like to change about myself." More from this Member | Report Response

"Had I ever considered medical school in the past?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about your life experiences." More from this Member | Report Response

"No questions were unexpected. They were all really straight forward and easy!" More from this Member | Report Response

"None. They were all basic questions.. Where do I see myself in 10 years, Why do I want to become a dentist.. Nothing I haven't heard before. " More from this Member | Report Response

"How did you come top choose dentistry as a career?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Have you shadowed general dentists because you will likely not have high enough grades to specialize and will end up a general dentist." More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing out of the ordinary." More from this Member | Report Response

"I majored in a technical field- explain what your major is." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell me about a book that you recently read and how it affected you as a person." More from this Member | Report Response

"One of the interviewers asked what the last book i read was." More from this Member | Report Response

"Tell us about the time you spent on a nuclear submarine while you were in the U.S. Navy." More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the last book you read" More from this Member | Report Response

"The interview was very straight forward. No crazy questions. " More from this Member | Report Response

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Individual Responses

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School Reviews

School Reviews

Results Overview

Overall, how satisfied are you with this program?

Response Avg # Responders
1.00 1

0 = Terrible, 10 = World Class

What do you like most?

"The people (not professors, my classmates)." | Report Response

What do you like least?

"Everything." | Report Response

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