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West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry
West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry
  • Year founded: 1957
  • ENROLLED TOTAL: 60
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West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry
Dental School
Morgantown
  • SDN RANKING 1
  • INTERVIEW FEEDBACK 1 27 Responses
  • SCHOOL REVIEWS N/A 0 Responses
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Overview

Overview

School Stats

  • Resident Tuition $30,051
  • Non - Resident Tuition $68,904
  • Application Fee $60
  • AVG DAT 17.7
  • AVG GPA 3.6

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Admissions Information

  • Office of Dental Admissions and Recruitment
  • PO Box 9407
  • Morgantown 26506
  • United States

School Overview

School Info

Welcome to West Virginia University School of Dentistry, located in Morgantown, West Virginia. Founded in 1957, our mission is to provide the state with a nationally recognized oral health center for education, research and service while improving the dental and oral health of all citizens, especially West Virginians. One of the primary ways we accomplish our mission is to educate competent oral health care professionals for the state. Our first dental class entered in the fall of 1957, and our first dental hygiene class entered in the fall of 1961. Since that time, we have graduated over 1750 dentists and over 725 dental hygienists, and our graduates currently practice in 54 of the State`s 55 counties.

Curriculum

The predoctoral curriculum consists of eight semesters and three summer sessions. You are enrolled in courses designed primarily to prepare you for the general practice of dentistry. Your progress is monitored regularly by the Committee on Academic Standards and a team leader program that has been initiated to ensure that students have the appropriate learning experiences to achieve competency. The predoctoral curriculum has recently been revised to provide comprehensive and current course content that is sequenced in a logical manner by addressing how each discipline can contribute to the attainment of competencies that build upon one another.

Facilities

The School of Dentistry is one of 14 colleges in the University and is part of a comprehensive Health Sciences Center, which also includes Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied Health, the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, and West Virginia University Hospitals. The Health Sciences Center campus is also the home for the new Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute, and construction of a new Library/Learning Resource Center is currently underway.

Interview Feedback

Interview Feedback

Results Overview

How did the interview impress you?

Response # Responders
Positively 18
Negatively 7
No change 0

What was the stress level of the interview?

Response Avg # Responders
4.26 27

0 = low, 10 = high

How you think you did?

Response Avg # Responders
6.84 19

0 = low, 10 = high

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What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None. They have been very accessible, friendly, and helpful to me throughout the entire process." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"If we picked any random three of your friends, what three things would they say about you?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Strengths/weaknesses" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did you apply only to WVU?" More from this Member | Report Response

"stuff in my app...why dentistry" More from this Member | Report Response

"If accepted to all D schools you applied to, what are you looking for in a D school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Will you stay in WV to practice?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Explain a grade you received." More from this Member | Report Response

"How are you doing in the classes that you are currently taking?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing not already mentioned." More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Tell us about yourself and why you want to be a dentist? Why WVU and not your in state school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"explain a score on your dat" More from this Member | Report Response

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

"Why? " More from this Member | Report Response

"see above" More from this Member | Report Response

"I cant. Too upsetting..." More from this Member | Report Response

"What manual dexterity skills do you have?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why are you here?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What activities do you do for manual dexterity?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your hardest class and why?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was your hardest science course?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why are you so involved in these certain student organizations?" More from this Member | Report Response

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

What was the most interesting question?

"As noted above, what would three friends say about you" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you like football" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you deal with difficult people?" More from this Member | Report Response

"if your friends could describe you in two words what would they be?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Nothing really. They asked about my hometown and to tell them about it." More from this Member | Report Response

"What happens if you get a B in dental school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What's your favorite sport?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Who do you know that goes to this dental school?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you know how hard it is to get into WVU from out of state?" More from this Member | Report Response

"What was the most challenging class in your college career" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why didn't you apply to Ohio state? (my instate school)" More from this Member | Report Response

"nothing surprising. all standard interview questions." More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you read?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why dentistry since I am a hygenist." More from this Member | Report Response

"Why apply to WVU" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you choose WVU versus your in-state schools?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How can you do more for patients as a dentist as opposed to a dental hygenist?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why would you want to spend 4 years studying all day every day?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why did I apply since they only take 7 out of the 700 out of state apps in the program... (dud I got an interview !!!)_" More from this Member | Report Response

"Do you wear gloves when working on your car?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Your grades are very good and you will likely get accepted to several schools, what will be your deciding factor?" More from this Member | Report Response

"With your stats, you will surely get accepted to many dental schools, why did you pick WVU?" More from this Member | Report Response

"Why do you care whether or not there's a lot of snow in WV?" More from this Member | Report Response

"How do you feel your bacterial research will help you relate to the field of dentistry?" More from this Member | Report Response

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