How to Apply for the Dental Hygiene Program

We are pleased that you are interested in applying to our program! This page provides information on the online application and deadlines. It is recommended to apply and submit transcripts after you have received Fall Term grades, if applicable. 

If you'd like to visit us, check out the opportunities here.

Timeline for entry in August 2019

Jan-Feb 2019 Fill out FAFSA
March 1, 2019 Applications Due (see below for details)
April 27, 2019 Mandatory Interview Day (invite only)
May 2019 Final Admission Decisions
August 2019 Classes start

The School of Dental Hygiene Studies Application for August 2019 will be available in November.

Alternative application process: The Dental Hygiene Central Application Service (DHCAS) allows you to apply to multiple Dental Hygiene programs. There may be other programs you are considering that use DHCAS and we can also accept that application instead of our regular application above. You can find information here: or you are welcome to email or call us. 

Mailing Address

Transcripts and other supporting documentation should be sent to the following address.

Graduate and Professional Admissions
Pacific University
190 SE 8th Ave.
Hillsboro, OR 97123

Make sure your full name is on all documents in order for us to match to your file.


Contact Us

Leah Baldwin | Associate Director of Graduate and Professional Admissions
800-933-9308 or 503-352-7224 |