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Complete the Dental Assistant Program Applicant Checklist
After completing ACCUPLACER, students should complete the Dental Assistant Program Applicant Checklist on page 5
of this packet. Developmental coursework indicated by ACCUPLACER results must be completed prior to applying to
the Dental Assistant program.
Applicants are required to have completed both ENGL 1021 or transfer equivalent and a Goal 1 Communication course
to be eligible to apply (Communication Elective courses will not fulfill requirement). Coursework in-progress must be
completed prior to the application deadline.
All applicants are required to submit official high school transcripts which include graduation date. GED holders must
submit an official GED transcript. The degree granting institution must be an accredited agency. High school graduates
from another country must use the company WES or ECE to have an international evaluation of their high school
transcript completed and submitted to Century College.
To be considered an official transcript, it must be submitted in one of the following ways:
- Submitted through Parchment
- Submitted in-person in a signed, sealed envelope by the high school
- Mailed in a signed, sealed envelope by the high school
- For WES/ECE transcript evaluations, transcript must be submitted (in-person or ground mail) to the Admissions
Office in a sealed envelope from WES/ECE
Applicants with post-secondary education must submit official transcripts from all vocational, college and university
institutions previously attended. Applicants who have attended a Minnesota State institution(s) do not need to submit
official college transcripts.
All documents must be received prior to the application deadline.
Selection and Notification
Applicants meeting the minimum admission requirements will be evaluated and ranked on criteria including, but not
limited to, the following:
Completion of English Composition I (ENGL 1021 at Century College) with a grade of A, B or C
Completion of a Goal 1 Communication course with a grade of A, B or C
12 or more credits taken at Century College
12 or more college-level transfer credits completed at an accredited college/university
Awarded alternate status for the previous selection (Students must apply in the subsequent selection period to
obtain awarded alternate status).
The highest-ranking students are selected for the program and the remaining qualified applicants are placed
on an alternate list. Once classes begin, the alternate list is no longer in effect. Those not admitted to the
program must reapply for the next term.
All applicants will be notified by mail of their status in the program 4-6 weeks after the application deadline.
N O T E : T h i s m a y c h a n g e t o e m a i l . Applicants must maintain a current address with the
Admissions Advisor managing the program. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of your place in the class. Due to
the high volume of applications, requests regarding application status cannot be honored.
Please be aware that this program has limited enrollment. If accepted, you will be asked to return an acceptance
agreement to reserve your place in the class. Applicants not submitting their agreement form before the deadline
will forfeit their place in the program.