Dental Hygiene Bachelor's Admissions Process
Complete the ADEA DHCAS application
Submit $60 to UT Health San Antonio - Dental Hygiene in the form of a check or money order with the same name as you used for the ADEA DHCAS application and include a print out of the first page of your application. This will allow your payment to be matched with the correct applicant.
Please send $60 fee to:
UT Health San Antonio
Periodontics - Division of Dental Hygiene, MC 7904
Attn: Martha Browning
7703 Floyd Curl Dr.
San Antonio TX 78229
All prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of spring semester of the year you wish to enter the program, with a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 and prerequisite courses GPA of 2.7. Click here for dental hygiene prerequisites.
All prerequisite courses completed with a grade of “C” or better.
To begin the ADEA DHCAS application, the applicant must first apply for a dentpin.
Include two reference forms and a dental school personal statement.
Submit $60 to the UT Health San Antonio - Dental Hygiene in the form of a check or money order with the same name as you used for the ADEA DHCAS application and include a print out of the first page of your application. This will allow your payment to be matched with the correct applicant.
Send official transcripts from every college or university you have attended and mail transcripts to ADEA DHCAS. Upon acceptance, please submit all official transcripts to the Office of the Registrar. International applicants must have transcripts from foreign universities evaluated by a professional firm.
TOEFL score (Test of English as a Foreign Language) – Required only of international applicants from countries where English is not the native language; minimum score of 68 (Internet), 220 (computer), or 560 (paper) is required.
Shadowing a dental hygienist in a clinical setting is required. Applicants are asked to observe at least a total of sixteen hours. An applicant should shadow a hygienist so that they can witness the various responsibilities a hygienist has in the work environment. Applicants can choose to complete more than sixteen hours if the wish. Click here to download the shadowing form.