University of Colorado Denver

School of Dental Medicine

Dental Surgery


Academic Office 1, L15-1503

12631 E. 17th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Dentistry, DDS in Dental Surgery

Format: Campus

Program Description:

For over 40 years, the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine has been educating competent and compassionate dentists through quality educational experiences personalized for each of our successful graduates. Through combining classroom and clinical training, students master the skills required to deliver comprehensive dental care and become leaders in their field.

Students at the CU School of Dental Medicine have learned to expect and enjoy our school hallmarks that make us unique including:

  • ​Rotating through our Advanced Clinical Training Service (ACTS) program, a nationally recognized service learning program allowing students to provide dental services for eight months in an underserved community in 30 clinics across the state of Colorado. 
  • Participating in campus-wide interprofessional education programs​, including our national award winning Frontier Center program, which aim to increase collaboration across health disciplines and improve patient outcomes.   
  • Giving back to our military veterans by providing free dental care at the CU Heroes Clinic, a clinic designed specifically for military veterans enrolled in a degree program at the University of Colorado.
  • Taking advantage of our research opportunities where dental students help address issues related to oral health and diseases, cancer research, biomaterials, bioengineering and craniofacial biology.

Join us at the CU School of Dental Medicine and experience these amazing opportunities!


The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Students are encouraged to work with the University's Financial Aid Office to obtain information on financial aid opportunities. University of Colorado Denver FASFA Code: 004508

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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