Graduate Prosthodontic Program

CertificationofDisciplinaryHistoryForm.pdfProgram Director, Dr. John Levon, DDS, MSD
Indiana University School of Dentistry
1121 West Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN  46202

PASS Application Information

Thank you for your interest in our graduate program in Prosthodontics.  IUSD prosthodontic applicants participate in the Postdoctoral Application Support Service (PASS) sponsored by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA).  All prosthodontic applicants must submit an online application through PASS.   The application deadline is October 1, 2014.

The following should be sent directly to PASS:

Class ranking or standing:  Class ranking or standing is mandatory for all applicants except those from un-graded programs.  Class rankings and GPA should be recorded on the PASS Dean's letter and sent directly to PASS.

Three ETS Personal Potential Index (PPI) Evaluations:  Three ETS Personal Potential Index (ETS PPI) evaluations are required.   All applicants must enter evaluator contact information using the ETS PPI dedicated link in his or her ADEA PASS application account in order to have the form delivered electronically to each evaluator.  Evaluations should be from faculty members, private practitioners or friends, in that order of importance. 

An ADEA PASS Institution Evaluation Form (ADEA IEF) is also required from the Dean (or his/her representative) of your dental school which inludes class rank, GPA and NBDE scores.

Educational Credential Evaluation Course by Course Evaluation Report:   International dental transcripts need to be sent to Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc., PO Box 514070, Milwaukee, WI  53203-3470.  The ECE Report should be sent directly to PASS.

Current CV

The following supplemental materials should be sent to the IUSD Office of Graduate Education and Global Engagement:

Indiana University School of Dentistry
Office of Graduate Education and Global Engagement
1121 W Michigan Street, Room 280B
Indianapolis, IN  46202

US Applicants:

Certificate of Disciplinary History Form


International Applicants:

Official transcripts, including work already completed and work currently in progress.  The records should show a complete list of courses taken, grades received and any diplomas or certificates earned.  Transcripts should also indicate the number of credits awarded for each course or the number of hours of classroom, lecture and laboratory and include information about the school's grading scale.

If the original documents are not in English, a verified translation must be sent with your official transcripts in your native language.

Certificate of Disciplinary History Form

If English is not your native language, you must demonstrate proficiency in English before you are admitted.  TOEFL scores of 550+ (paper version/PBT) or a minimum score of 79+ internet based version/iBT is required.  IUPUI's school code for the TOEFL is 1325. A grade of 6.5 or higher on the Cambridge International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is also acceptable. 

A completed Financial Support Agreement Form from each sponsor and all required supporting documentationA current CV.

Admissions Criteria

Requirements include a minimal undergraduate dental GPA of 3 on a 4 point scale, being in the upper one-third of the graduating dental class, and having B or better grades in undergraduate prosthodontic courses. Evidence of outstanding clinical achievement may be used to compensate for a deficiency in the above requirements.

Status of Application

Applicants will receive notification of receipt of their application.  The Committee will not review incomplete files; therefore, it is up to the applicant to verify status of his/her application.  Completed applications are reviewed and interviews will be conducted.  Acceptance letters and contracts will be sent to each accepted applicant.

Starting Date

International students must arrive on campus in May in order to complete the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) placement examination.  If it is determined that an English course is required as a result of the placement examination, the English course will be completed the month of June.  The MSD curriculum will begin the first week of July each year.  We do not accept students spring semester (January).

Rules Determining Resident and Non-Resident Student Status for Indian University Fee Purposes

With very few exceptions, if you enter Indiana University School of Dentistry as a non-resident, you will remain a non-resident (for fee-paying purposes) throughout your postgraduate education.  Attending Indiana Univerisity School of Dentistry for one year does not entitle you to resident tuition.

Tuition and Fees

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Graduate Education and Global Engagement at