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Detroit Mercy Future Students

At the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, you will receive an excellent dental education to prepare you for a fulfilling career. If you are dedicated to becoming a provider of top-notch clinical care, if you believe that a professional life includes serving those in need, if you are committed to excelling in a dynamic and rigorous academic environment, then Detroit Mercy Dental of Dentistry is the right choice for you. Your dental education at Detroit Mercy will provide you with the opportunity to develop into a confident, highly competent professional.

In addition to an excellent education, you will find a supportive and close-knit environment that will allow you to explore your interests. Our students are involved in research, leadership activities, service initiatives and organized dentistry, as well as rock bands, basketball teams and family life.

We invite you to explore our programs and what they have to offer you.  We invite you to Be Part of Detroit Mercy Dental!

Visit Campus

Prospective students are welcomed and encouraged to visit the School of Dentistry located at the Corktown Campus.  During your visit, we would enjoy the opportunity to give you a tour.  So we may be best prepared for your time with us, we recommend scheduling your tour at least one week in advance.  Tours are typically scheduled at noon on weekdays. 

Email us to schedule your tour


For each program offered at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, there is a specific application process.  Please follow each step closely to ensure you are considered a candidate for the program of your choice.  If you have further questions, please feel free to contact the office responsible for your program.  Best of luck!

Financial Aid

As you envision your career in dentistry, you feel excited and eager, although the first step to achieving your goal is determining how to pay for your education. Financial assistance is available through federal and private loans, university grants, scholarships and other programs; in many cases, assistance can cover full tuition, fees, books, instrument charges and even living expenses.


  • Dentistry (DDS)
    Dentistry (DDS)
    Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.), Seven Year B.S./D.D.S. and Accelerated Dental Program Learn How to Apply
  • Dental Hygiene
    Dental Hygiene
    Pre-Dental Hygiene, Professional R.D.H. Program and Degree Competion Program Learn How to Apply
  • Graduate Programs
    Graduate Programs
    Our graduate programs include AEGD, Endodontics, Orthodontics and Periodontics. Learn How to Apply

Pipeline Programs at Detroit Mercy Dental

Are you interested in a career in dentistry?  At Detroit Mercy Dental, we have a host of pre-dental pipeline programs for a variety of ages. Our experiential programs vary widely in nature, all with the common goal to help interested candidates successfully apply to dental school.  We focus on improving science aptitude and enhancing academic skills, but also offer first-hand exposure to the profession and research experiences.
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