The ADEA Associated American Dental Schools Application Service (AADSAS) is the centralized application service for all US dental schools.

Attention: Please make sure to carefully review the Requirements before applying.

Create an AADSAS account and fill out the application (see Starting Your Application on the ADEA AADSAS website).


Submit the following directly to AADSAS:

Transcripts Original, official transcripts from every college or university the applicant has attended must be submitted directly to AADSAS.
Letters of recommendation Applicants can select up to four evaluators to submit letters of recommendation directly through AADSAS. See our specific Letters of Recommendation requirements.
Dental Admissions Test (DAT) Applicants should submit their DAT scores to AADSAS in two ways: manually entering their self-reported results into the application and having their official results sent by the ADA (see instructions for sending DAT scores under Standardized Tests).

Submit the following directly to the University of Michigan:

Application fee Applicants must pay a $75 supplemental application fee directly to the University of Michigan. For details about the fee and to make a payment, see the Application Fee requirement.

All application materials must be received by the application deadline, October 15. See complete Application Timeline (DDS).

Applicants will be notified via email regarding their application status, interview invitations, and admission decisions. See details about our Interviews.

If further clarification is needed after reviewing this information, please contact