Scholars for Dental Medicine
- An integrated eight-year program for students interested in attending dental school following their undergraduate degree.
Each year a small, limited number of select students in the Honors College are offered
the opportunity to complete a combined Bachelor's/DDS.
- In order to be considered for Scholars for Dental Medicine, students must apply to the Honors College.
- Applicants are required to submit an additional essay within the Common Application Writing Supplement on the topic: "What aspects about medicine (or dental medicine) intrigue you? Describe how these aspects influence your life" (up to 650 words)
- For information on the application process: How to Apply to a Stony Brook Honors Program
- A seat in Stony Brook's School of Dental Medicine is reserved for each student in the Scholars for Dental Medicine program who maintains a minimum 3.4 science GPA & 3.5 cumulative GPA, completes all program requirements and attains a cumulative DAT score equal to or greater than the national average for students matriculating at medical school.
- Successful applicants (the middle 50th percentile ranges) have historically had 98-99 high school GPAs and 1490-1590 SAT* (Critical Reading + Math) composites.
- ACT exam scores are now considered in lieu of SAT scores.