Dental Hygiene Education

Program Degree Major Code Admissions
Term Deadline
Master’s MS DHED Fall* April 12, 2022**
Fall Graduate School Fellowships December 14, 2021 (Recommended)
Director of Graduate Admissions Ceib Phillips (
Graduate Coordinator Blair Smith (
Address Graduate Dental Hygiene Program
CB# 7450, 3270 Old Dental Building
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone 919-537-3461
Letters of Recommendation 3
International Applicants Only TOEFL with a minimum of 90 on the internet-based test or IELTS score with a minimum of 7.5 (no more than two years old)
Completed financial certificate
Other Requirements

In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements.

GRE – NOT Required

Statement of Professional and Research Interests: Should discuss educational, research, work, or personal experience relevant to your proposed plan of dental study and professional goals.

*Only in unusual circumstances and after consultation with the program are other admission terms considered.
**Preference will be given to applications submitted to The Graduate School at UNC-Chapel Hill by February 12, 2022.