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Dental Hygiene Application Information and Process


The Cabrillo DH Program has an Application/Selection Process that allows students to submit an application at any time, once all prerequisites have been completed.

Application Announcements

  • Effective May 1, 2015: ALL SCIENCE PREREQUISITE courses must be completed within the previous 6 years.
  • Due to rigors of dental hygiene core courses, it is strongly recommended, but not required, that ALL GE requirements be completed prior to entering the program. You may apply to the program prior to GE course completion.


Applying to the DH Program

Step 1: Read the following informational and introductory links.



Step 2: Apply to the DH Program.

Step 3: Keep Contact Information Updated

If the DH cannot contact you by phone, email or USPS your name will be dropped from the waitlist.


Application Processing & Evaluation


Status Letters Emailed

Within two months of recieving application

Status Acknowledgement Form Emailed

 Every November

Acceptance Process begins for Summer Entry

depending on Wait List Status

Required Attendance
Spring Meetings

Spring Orientation and Clinical Compliance Meetings



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