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Application Checklist

It is the responsibility of the student to insure that all application materials are on file with the Department of Allied Health, Program of Dental Hygiene. You may confirm by calling 270-745-2427.

Pre-application Requirements

  • Complete 14 hours of prerequisite, Colonnade approved, courses (Eng 100, Psy 100, Bio 131, Bio 207/208)
  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher and a grade of "C" or better in each prerequisite class.

September 1-December 1

  • Application for the Program of Dental Hygiene. 
  • Application to Western Kentucky University submitted by Dec. 1
  • Current transcripts submitted to Western Kentucky University by Dec. 1
  • ACT or SAT scores.  We accept scores recorded on official high school transcripts or from the ACT/SAT company.  If submitting from the company, you will want the scores sent to your home first, then mailed the Department of Allied Health.

Due by January 10th

  • All official post-high school/university transcripts with current or most recent semester final grades (this includes current WKU student applicants).  If enrolled in fall semester courses, request the transcript to be sent after grades for the fall semester have been recorded.
  • Job shadow documentation.  Observation cannot take place in an office where the applicant is employed or in a teaching facility.

All Application Materials are due to the Program of Dental Hygiene, located within the Department of Allied Health at Western Kentucky University.

Students will be contacted via the email address given on their application.


Mail all application materials to:
Program of Dental Hygiene
Department of Allied Health
1906 College Heights Blvd.
Bowling Green, Ky 42101-1032
Mailed materials must be postmarked no later than their respective due dates.


Materials can also be brought to the
Department of Allied Health Office.

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 Last Modified 1/14/19