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Application Information

The College is now accepting applications and conducting interviews for the Dental Hygiene Class beginning in September 2019.  The College will continue to accept applications even after the class is filled.  We urge you to submit your application as soon as possible.
NOTE: Prerequisite courses do not need to be completed at time of application.


To meet with an admissions advisor or schedule a tour of the school please call 801-426-8234 and select the admissions department, or email
We do require a scheduled appointment


Follow these simple steps to apply:

1. Print out and read Admission Criteria & Process.

2. Fill out the application.

3. Submit Official Transcripts from your high school and any colleges where you completed prerequisite coursework.

(Transcripts can only be counted as "Official" if they are sealed and mailed directly from the institution to the Utah College of Dental Hygiene)*

4. Submit 3 reference forms. They should be submitted directly to our office from an Employer, a Professor (Educator) and a Character Reference (Church leader, family friend, scout leader, etc.).

5. Complete 40 hours of shadowing in a dental office. Then submit the shadowing/observation form. You can still be working on this requirement when you apply.

6. Submit your ACT or SAT score. We do not require a certain score.

7. Mail the application and other application forms to the Utah College of Dental Hygiene, along with a $50 non-refundable application fee.

8.  If you have additional questions, call 801-426-8234 or email us

9.  For questions regarding cost of the program or financial aid, refer HERE or email:

* If you have taken classes that do not transfer for our prerequisites, or want to petition for certain course transferability - Complete the Petition for Course Transfer form and include a course description/syllabus with the form. 

*(Petitions will not be reviewed without description or syllabus attached)*


*You may call UCDH for complete details, or if you have any additional questions.  Please be aware that  applicants, students, or graduates with charges (or convictions) of a misdemeanor or felony may be denied  (and may not qualify or be eligible to apply and receive) a license to practice dental hygiene. 

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS STATEMENT:  Students in the Dental Hygiene program may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and other infectious and/or life threatening diseases while providing clinical services at UCDH.  Students are provided with instruction on the mechanisms of disease transmission and other potential risks associated with infectious diseases, including infection control procedures that can be used to potentially reduce the risk of disease transmission.  The instruction on infectious diseases includes those published by national public health agencies, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).