Doctor of Dental Medicine at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) and Stonehill College have arranged for up to five qualified Stonehill students to earn acceptance into the Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree Program.


  • Application fee waived
  • Early acceptance into LECOM’s Doctor of Dental Medicine program
  • A 4+4 pathway in which Stonehill students matriculate at LECOM after having graduated from Stonehill


  • Third-year students (juniors) or fourth-year students (graduating seniors)
  • Completion of undergraduate courses required by Stonehill College
  • Completion of Stonehill’s courses required by LECOM:
    • 2 semesters of English (1 writing-intensive course)
    • 2 semesters of Biology with Lab
    • 2 semesters of General/Inorganic Chemistry with Lab
    • 2 semesters of Organic Chemistry with Lab
    • 1 semester of Biochemistry
  • Maintain a 3.00 semester GPA and have a Cumulative GPA of at least 3.40 and a Science GPA of at least 3.20 at the time of application
  • Anticipated successful completion of bachelor’s degree from Stonehill College by May of the senior year
  • Submission of all application materials by the LECOM deadline

LECOM's Recommended Stonehill Courses

  • Physiology with Lab
  • Physics with Lab
  • Anatomy with Lab
  • Microbiology with Lab
  • Cell Biology
  • Immunology
  • Genetics

Application Process

  • Rolling admissions cycle begins June 1 of the year prior to planned matriculation
  • Notify Stonehill’s Pre-Health Professions Advisor, Andrew Leahy (; 508-565-1325) prior to applying online through AADSAS ( by February 1 of year of matriculation
  • Submit DAT score from the previous three years
    • Must be taken by February 11 of year of planned matriculation
    • Typically a DAT score of 16 or greater is needed for an interview
  • Complete LECOM Supplemental online application by March 31 of year of matriculation
    • Directions sent via e-mail following receipt of AADSAS Application


Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
John Wojtkielewicz, director, Early Acceptance Program

Stonehil College
Andrew Leahy, advisor, Pre-Health Professions

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