- Resident Tuition $29,198
- Non - Resident Tuition $58,194
- Application Fee $35
- AVG DAT 19.0
- AVG GPA 3.6
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- 650 E. 25th St
- Kansas City 64108
- United States
The UMKC School of Dentistry traces its roots to 1881, when the Kansas City Dental College was founded as a department of the Kansas City Medical College. In 1919 the Kansas City Dental College merged with Western Dental College to form the Kansas City Western Dental College. It became the School of Dentistry of the University of Kansas City in 1941. In 1963 the school became the School of Dentistry at UMKC.
As a student at the UMKC School of Dentistry you will advance through a carefully planned curriculum that incorporates a variety of learning environments. The first two years involves a preclinical course of study as well as biomedical classes. The school`s multidisciplinary, competency-based preclinical curriculum promotes the synthesis and application of knowledge and skills.
The School is located on Hospital Hill in Kansas City, Missouri. It is affiliated with the UMKC Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Children`s Mercy Hospital and Truman Medical Center (West). Other affiliations (satellite clinics) include: Truman Medical Center (Lakewood), Baptist Hospital, Kansas City Free Health Clinic, Veterans Administration Hospitals in Kansas City and Leavenworth, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City Regional Center (for mentally retarded and developmentally disabled patients), Ozanam Home for Boys, Richard Cabot Clinic, Samuel Rodgers Community Health Center, and Swope Parkway Medical Center.