Doctor of Dental Medicine at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) and Stonehill College have arranged for five qualified Stonehill students each year to earn early acceptance into the Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree Program at LECOM’s campus in Bradenton, Florida. 


  • 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

Application Process

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

Stonehil College
Andrew Leahy, advisor, Pre-Health Professions

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