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The five year D.D.S. program is designed for High School & College Graduates who have taken Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
Requirements for the Dentistry Program
The University requires that the student have good high school or college grades. The student must also have two letters of recommendation, and for non-English speaking students, at least a grade of 520 on the TOEFL exam.
Requirements (for North American and international students):
The following documents and items are required for every applicant:
All students will have to take a 60 question multiple choice exam before their interview to test their knowlege of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
Tuition & Fees for the Dentistry Program at Poznan University of Medical Sciences
The expenses (Cost of Attendance) for the entering academic year 2016-17 of the 5 Year D.D.S. Program are estimated as follows:
The above includes an estimate of $650 monthly for personal expenses.
As of the 2013-2014 school year Tuition and Dormitory are payable in Polish Zloty. Tuition is split into 2 installments each year and payable September 30th and February 15th. The amounts above will be an approximate total of costs for each year of study at a dollar to zloty rate of 1:3.
There are no registration, administrative, or placement fees. The cost to apply for a Temporary Stay Card (U.S. Citizens/non-visa holders) is approximately $150 USD. There is a fee for acquiring a student ID which is payed in ZL when you arrive in Poznan. To complete the online application, there is a processing fee of 85zl which may be payed by bank card within the online application system.
Liability Insurance are paid to the USA Office.
Payment of Tuition and Dormitoriies are made by wire transfer directly to the Universities accounts in Poland in Polish Zloty. Payment information will be provided to all students upon acceptance to the program.
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If a students financial obligations are not met, the student will not be allowed to attend classes and seminars, and may be forced to leave the dormitory.
Tuition, Dormitory, and Dormitory Deposits are paid via wire transfer directly to the Universities accounts in Poland.
Payments have different due dates depending on the program which a student is entering, and the year that they are entering into.
Although it is possible to secure private quarters in the City of Poznan, the University recommends that first year students reside on campus. Dormitories are assigned on a first-come first-serve basis. There are three main dormititories. In the event that the dormitories have no room, students will be given a place in Hotel "IKAR". If a room becomes available in one of the University dormitories, the student will be required to re-locate to a University dormitory. There are a number of requirments for stay in the dorm. It is suggested that all students review the Student Handbook, for information about the dormitories and how to make room reservations.
There are many services which allow books to be purchased in advance and shipped to Poland, books may also be purchased on http://www.amazon.co.uk and shipped to Poznan. There are a number of shipping services that will send your books from the USA to Poznan for you.
There are also collegiate bookstores in Poznan that offer the required materials. We suggest you view the Student Information link on the left for further information about books and travel.
Entering students applying for financial aid are encouraged to submit financial aid applications 60-90 days in advance of the start of the semester.
Foreign students in Poland can buy Health Insurance in Narodowy Fundusz Zarowia for approximately EU 10.00 per month, although there is a lot of paperwork involved. It is suggested that students have their own medical insurance from the states, which allows for travel abroad.
* Students supplying their own Health Insurance must provide an original letter on Insurance Carrier stationary agreeing to full medical and hospital coverage in Poland.
The University is approved by the U.S. Department of Education as an eligible institution to participate in the Stafford and Federal Plus Direct Loans. Only United States Citizens and eligible non-citizens are eligible for Stafford and Graduate Plus Loans. The maximum amount that may be borrowed under the Stafford program is $20,500.00 per year and $18,000 from the Federal Plus Loan if you are a Graduate Student. The U.S. Department of Education recognizes a you as a graduate student when you have completed 3 previous years of undergraduate studies at an accredited US institution.. Students may receive subsidized (no interest before repayment, need based) and unsubsidized(interest accrues right away, not need based) loans. Interest rates are fixed at 6.8%. Repayment begins six months after a student is no longer in attendance. The approximate received amount after lender fees are deducted is $20,100.00.
Deserving students can apply for University Scholarships after their first year of study.
Student's may fill out a FAFSA online, whether or not they intend to apply. When submitted, we will receive your information electronically from the US Department of Education. Be sure to use our school code, which is G30917.
Students from outside the US & Canada
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