Fifteen new students are selected each year. JU requires all applicants to go through PASS however we DO NOT participate in MATCH. Completion of the PASS application can be done at

The following documents are required for the PASS application:

  • U.S. or Canadian Dental School Transcripts or equivalent if international
  • Institutional Evaluation Form (IEF)
  • Essay stating goals and purpose
  • 3 Professional Evaluation Forms (PEF)​

National Board scores (if applicable) are reported on the dean’s report and are not required to to be submitted directly to the program.

JU also requires completion of its own supplemental application that is available from the School of Orthodontics at JU or can be downloaded below in pdf format. The following documents are required for completion of the supplemental application:

  • Supplemental Application
  • $175.00 supplemental application fee payable to Jacksonville University
  • A recent 2×2 passport size photo
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Undergraduate transcripts (if appliciable)

As this is a self-directed application, it is the applicant’s sole responsibility to ensure the application is complete and received on a timely basis.


Application can be filled out online and printed for submission.

Pay Application Fee online

JU Minimum Requirements for U.S. Students

  1. DDS/DMD or equivalent
  2. US National Board scores Part I & Part II (if available)
  3. Letters of recommendation (3) from:
    Dean of Dental School, or
    Dental School Faculty, or
    Professional Colleagues
  4. Autobiographical sketch stating goals and purpose
  5. A recent 2×2 passport size photo
  6. Application fee of $175

JU Minimum Requirements for International Students

  1. International dental graduate students must possess a U.S. or Canadian Dental Degree or the educational equivalent as determined by the Associate Dean of the School of Orthodontics.
  2. US National Board scores Part I & II (if available)
  3. TOEFL scores above the 90th percentile (270 computer, 610 paper)
  4. Letters of recommendation (3) from either the Dean of your Dental School, or Dental School Faculty, or other Professional Colleagues; all of whom can attest to the character and background of the applicant
  5. Autobiographical sketch stating goals and purpose
  6. A recent 2×2 passport size photo
  7. Application fee of $175
  8. Current US Visa (in case of interview)

At the present time, it is expected that applications for admission will be accepted through a date to be determined each year. The application deadline for the class starting in 2018 is September 14, 2017.  Interview dates are To Be Determined.  All applicants need to have the ability to travel (current US Visa if applicable) for interviews. Alternate interview dates are not available at this time. All applicants will be evaluated on the uniqueness of their candidacy and the potential benefits that each candidate can bring to the program.

The Application deadline for the class entering in 2018 is September 14, 2017.

Tuition for the class starting in 2018 will be:
Domestic (Residency Program): $ 95,000 per year
International (Residency Program): $140,000 per year
Fellowship: $ 60,000

Title IX

Jacksonville University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) has/have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

James Williams, Director, Human Resources/904-256-7025

Kristie S. Gover, Ed.D., Chief Student Affairs Officer/Title IX Coordinator/904-256-7067