Admissions & Aid

Admissions Overview

DMD StudentsIn keeping with our mission to develop and foster a community of global leaders advancing oral and systemic health, the Harvard School of Dental Medicine seeks to enroll outstanding individuals who will shape the future of research, education, and clinical practice in the field of dental medicine. Read more.

DMD Applicants

dmd students pose on front steps of HSDMThe Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) program at HSDM offers an unparalleled opportunity to draw on the resources of a world-renowned University and medical center. At its heart, the program considers dentistry a specialty of medicine. Read more.

AGE Applicants

advanced grad students at commencementAdvanced Graduate Education (AGE) programs at HSDM lead to a master of medical sciences (MMSc) or doctor of medical sciences (DMSc) degree, as well as a certificate in a specialty field. Candidates are considered on the basis of their entire personal, professional, and academic experience and their suitability for this unequalled academic environment. Read more.

Financial Aid

front doorThe Harvard School of Dental Medicine is committed to helping students identify the resources they need to obtain a Harvard Dental education. The School considers the financing of a student’s education to be a commitment involving the student, his or her family—including parents and spouse—and the School. Read more.


The Harvard School of Dental Medicine offers several endowed scholarships for postdoctoral (advanced graduate education) and predoctoral (DMD) students at the School. Each scholarship has its own purpose and criteria, and the amount may vary from year to year. Read more.