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Selection of applicants is made on a competitive basis and equal opportunity is offered to all applicants who meet the entrance requirements without regard to race, creed, sex, color, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Preference is given to applicants who are legal residents of Mississippi. Out-of-state applicants will be considered only if there are positions available after all qualified Mississippi applicants are accepted. However, the Dental Hygiene program will consider the top three qualified applicants from the Pre-Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), regardless of their residency status, if the applicants meet the minimum requirements for admission.
Dental Hygiene Admission Process
Since verbal and written communication skills are vital to success in the academic programs in the School of Health Related Professions, applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination and to demonstrate competence in written and spoken English. Information on the TOEFL examination may be obtained from the Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ 08540.
Prospective students should contact the Office of the Student Records and Registrar or the School of Health Related Professions for current information regarding application information, prerequisites, program requirements, or tuition and fees.
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Jackson, MS 39216
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