USC University of Southern California

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Class Profile

Advanced Standing Program for International Dentists Class of 2019

The 34 students entering the Advanced Standing Program for International Dentists in the Spring 2017 semester were selected from an applicant pool of nearly 1,000.

The entering class had an average score of 102 IBT score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

The class is 68% female and 32% male. 64% of the class are international students requiring a student visa, 15% are U.S. citizens, and 21% 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: Brazil, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, India, Iran, Iraq, Korea, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Syria and the United States.