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Admission Requirements


Required Undergraduate Courses:

  • General Biology: 8 semester hours (including lecture and lab)
  • Inorganic (General) Chemistry: 8 semester hours (including lecture and lab)
  • Organic Chemistry: 8 semester hours (including lecture and lab)
  • Physics: 8 semester hours (including lecture and lab)
  • English: 8 semester hours

Note: Labs are required in all science prerequisites unless otherwise noted.

Recommended Undergraduate Courses:

  • Anatomy and Physiology: 4 semester hours
  • Biochemistry: 4 semester hours
  • Cellular & Molecular Biology: 4 semester hours
  • Histology: 4 semester hours

Direct Freshman Entry – BS to DMD
This pathway is appropriate for high school seniors applying to LMU who would like to complete their Bachelor of Science (Biology, Chemistry, or Pre-Health Professions Track) and DMD degree in 8 years via the BS/DMD degree path. These students must meet the following criteria for undergraduate admissions:

Required Entrance Test(s):
For high school seniors, either the ACT or SAT to determine eligibility to take biology and chemistry courses. Students applying to the Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) program must possess a cumulative high school GPA of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.

Minimum Score on Required Entrance Test(s):
ACT of 25+ or SAT of 1250


For admissions assistance, please contact [email protected] or [email protected]. 


Tuition and Fees

DMD Program

Enrollment cap: 80 Students

Activity fee: $150.00
Comprehensive Fee: $310.00
Graduation fee: $400.00
Tuition fee: $64,500.00
Dentistry Instrument, Loupes, and Supply Fee:
D1- $10,000.00
D4 $2500.00
Seat Deposit: $1250.00


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Additional Requirements

LMU-CDM Application Packet