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Welcome to UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry

Published: August 15, 2022 by Kyle Rogers

Exterior of UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry. The dental school is located on the corner of Cambridge Street and East Road.
UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry welcomed 136 new faces between the Dental Class of 2026 and Dental Hygiene Class of 2024. Photo by Brian Schnupp.

UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry welcomed 136 new faces between the Doctorate of Dental Surgery and Dental Hygiene Programs with the start of the 2022-23 academic year Aug. 15.

Take a quick look at the breakdowns for the Dental Class of 2026 and Dental Hygiene Class of 2024.

Dental Class of 2026

  • Total Applicants: 1,747
  • Interviews: 281
  • Incoming Students: 106
    • Female: 68
    • Male: 38
  • Average DAT Score: 22
  • Average GPA: 83
  • Average BCPM: 79
  • Colleges/Universities Represented: 29
  • Texas Residents: 99
  • Total States Represented: 6
  • Age Range: 19-37
  • Average Age: 22

Dental Hygiene Class of 2023

  • Total Applicants: 141
  • Interviews: 66
  • Incoming Students: 30
    • Female: 27
    • Male: 3
  • Average GPA: 56
  • Average Science GPA: 64
  • Texas Residents: 30
  • Age Range: 19-55
  • Average Age: 25
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