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Dental schools with ethnic or religious requirements/preferences?

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by willwash, Aug 7, 2015.

  1. willwash

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    So I am looking to add more schools to my application, but I don't want to waste time looking into ones that aren't a good fit for me. Is there a list somewhere of schools with weird religious requirements (i.e., Loma Linda) or ethnic requirements (for example, I heard one of the schools in Florida is primarily intended for Hispanic applicants)?

    I am a white male with no particular religious background...
     
  2. byahnoob

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    Howard and Meharry target minorities

    as far as i know, I don't think Loma Linda has any religious requirements
     
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    Loma Linda requires a letter from a religious leader as part of the application and require 120 hours of service work during school (not that it's a bad thing, but it's different). They are affiliated with the Seventh Day Aventists and favor those from that religion, but not exclusively.
     
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    I think Loma Linda requires a letter of recommendation from a religious leader.
     
  5. willwash

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    Right, so Howard, Meharry, and Loma Linda. Any others I should avoid?
     
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    Figure out which schools favor instate students and avoid those too.
     
  7. willwash

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    Right, those ones are a little more obvious. I've finalized my school list:

    UNC - reach

    UF (FL resident)
    OSU (also OH resident)
    VCU
    UNE
    Louisville
    Colorado
    Nova

    I don't think I'm going to add any more.
     

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