Admissions Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions FAQs

Who can provide me with information about admission into the program?

The Health Sciences Admissions office handles all admissions correspondence. Please visit Health Sciences Admissions for more information or call (919) 747-0402 to reach an admissions counselor.

Are letters of recommendation required for admission? Is an admissions interview necessary?

No. Letters of recommendation and interviews are neither required nor considered in the admissions process. Admissions criteria are based on objective rather than subjective data.

Are courses transferred from another college accepted as transfer credit into Dental Hygiene?

Once a student is accepted into the Dental Hygiene program, transcripts are reviewed by Health Sciences Admissions to determine transfer credit. Only courses completed at a regionally-accredited institution within the U.S., in which the student has earned a grade of “C” or better, are eligible for credit. Following the review, the student is notified of coursework that may need to be completed.

If I have already been accepted into Wake Tech under a different curriculum code, how do I change my

The first step is to attend an information session on Dental Hygiene/Dental Assisting. You may then schedule a meeting with an admissions counselor to make the change.

As a graduate of Wake Tech’s Dental Assisting program, am I required to send my high school transcri

Generally, no. Transcripts are stored on microfiche in the Admissions office; however, double check with Admissions to be certain.

Does Wake Tech have a waiting list for the Dental Hygiene Program?

No. Students not admitted to a program must reapply the following year and compete for a slot in the program with a new pool of applicants.

Admissions Statistics

 

Class Entering August 2013

Class Entering August 2014

Class Entering August 2015

Class Entering August 2016

Class Entering August 2017

Applicants who met minimum criteria

79

102

132

122

123

Applicants offered admission

26

33

27

27

27

Applicants accepted and enrolled

25

23

25

25

24

Admissions Points Earned

Range
125-138

Range
123-153

Range
133-148

Range
139-160

Range
145-161