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What are my chances. Non-traditional app to Dental

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cGPA 3.48

Chem 30

Bio 19

AA 23

PAT 21


my GPA sucks because of Engineering at UofT (still graduated with honors and top 15% of class)

Worked 3 years after UG in engineering as nuclear design engineer, lots of leadership/EC during undergrad. can get plenty of shadowing and dental lab experience.

Browsing the forums really showed how low my GPA is compared to those who have accepted/offered/waitlisted/rejected. Feeling pretty down tbh


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What are your best 3 years GPA and top 2 years %? are they higher than your cGPA?

Unfortunately, GPA is king when applying to Canadian dental schools. Extra curricular activities don't help much and for some schools not at all. If you don't have 3.7+ with a grad degree, or 3.85+ as an undergraduate applicant, chances are slim...

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