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Accreditation Status

Accreditation Status

Dental education programs in the United States are accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Dental education programs are developed in accordance with the established Accreditation Standards for Dental Education, a copy of which can be found on the Commission on Dental Accreditation’s area of www.ada.org  at Accreditation Standards for Dental Education Programs.

The College of Dental Medicine’s pre-doctoral education program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the status of “approval without reporting requirements.”  The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678.

Further information about the dental accreditation process and the Commission on Dental Accreditation can be found at Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) www.ada.org/100.aspx  .