Dental | College of Science | SIU

Southern Illinois University

Dental | College of Science | SIU



Dental Careers


Students aiming for a career in dentistry will find upper-level microbiology, physiology, anatomy, and chemistry coursework that ideally prepares them for dental school.  SIU’s College of Science’s faculty and advisors provide advocacy, mentorship, and research experience for students who are seeking to reach their full potential.  Smile!  You’ve got a bright future here with us, with many Preprofessional opportunities.

Pre-Dental Information

American Dental Education Association
American Dental Association
ADA DAT Registration
American Student Dental Association (ASDA)

Basic Requirements for US Schools
DAT Sample Test Items

Regional Dental Schools

Indiana University School of Dentistry
Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine
Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (Alton)

Request for Evaluation (PDF)

For additional information:

Gail B. Robinson, M.S.Ed.
Health Professions Advisor
College of Science Advisement
Neckers A185

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4404
(618) 536-2147/ Fax (618) 453-7067