Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosure

Institutions providing distance education are required to provide certain general disclosures for educational programs, regardless of modality, that prepare students for professional licensure. The required information relates to whether the educational program meets the requirements for professional licensure in all other states. Where applicable, an institution must also indicate when such a determination cannot be made.

Professional licensure and certification requirements may vary state to state. Although the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine has attempted to provide accurate and timely information by state, this information is subject to change. Therefore, students should contact the appropriate licensing agency for their home state to obtain the most up-to-date information.

DDS Program

The College of Dental Medicine's DDS Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. This program meets the licensing requirements for U.S. states as indicated in the linked PDF. Details regarding the minimum qualifications to seek licensure in each state are provided on the websites listed in the PDF. As requirements may change, we strongly encourage you to regularly review state-specific information to determine any other requirements for licensure (e.g., additional post-graduation examinations, application and licensing fees, criminal background checks, etc.).

Date of Last Revision: June 2020