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Western Kentucky University

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 all required prerequisite courses.
  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher and a grade of "C" or better in each prerequisite class.

Due by December 1st

  • Application for the Program of Dental Hygiene.  Print and complete application
  • Official ACT or SAT scores  (These may come from the ACT/SAT company or from an official high school transcript)

Due by January 10th

  • All official post-high school/university transcripts (including WKU).  If enrolled in fall semester courses, request the transcript to be sent after grades for the fall semester have been recorded.
  • Official job shadow documentation.  Print and complete Job Shadowing Form

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:

WKU Main Campus
Academic Complex
Room 235

Office Hours:  8:00am to 4:30pm CT

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 Last Modified 11/7/14