USC University of Southern California

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Class Profile

Advanced Standing Program for International Dentists Class of 2021

The 34 students entering the Advanced Standing Program for International Dentists in the Spring 2019 semester were selected from an applicant pool of more than 1,000.

The entering class had an average score of 101 IBT score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

The class is 62% female and 38% male. 59% of the class are international students requiring a student visa, 6% are U.S. citizens, and 35% are permanent U.S. residents.

100% of the class had earned a foreign Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree.

The following countries are represented in the class: Argentina, Armenia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Egypt, India, Iran, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Philippines, Romania, South Africa, Sudan, Syria, United States and Venezuela.