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College of Dental Medicine-Illinois

Downers Grove, IL Campus

Graduation Requirements

College of Dental Medicine-Illinois

Students usually complete the Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree in fifteen consecutive quarters (45 months). To qualify for the D.M.D. degree, students must:

  1. Follow an approved course of study leading to the completion of all D.M.D. requirements;
  2. Satisfactorily complete all professional courses with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 and have no course grade below a "C" or "Pass";
  3. Receive a favorable recommendation for conferral of the D.M.D. degree from the Student Academic Progress Committee, Clinical and the Dean of CDMI;
  4. Be recommended for conferral of the D.M.D. degree by the University Faculty Senate;
  5. Settle all financial accounts with the University; and
  6. Complete all graduation clearance requirements as instructed by the Office of the Registrar.