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