Accreditation – Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

The program in dental education is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of Accreditation with Reporting Requirements.

The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education.

Accreditation Site Visit

The University of Utah School of Dentistry had its most recent accreditation site visit from March 28 – 30, 2017. The next regularly-scheduled accreditation site visit is in 2024.

Contact CODA

The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at:

Phone: (312) 440-4653
Address: 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.

Or visit the commission’s website.

CODA Policies

CODA’s policy on 3rd party comments outlines standards for collecting comments from third parties.

CODA’s posting form for 3rd party comments policy outlines how accredited programs must solicit comments for third parties.

CODA’s complaints policy outlines rules for how accredited programs must respond to complaints.

Contact Us

Gary W. Lowder, DDS
Director of Student Admissions
Phone: 801-585-0718
Email: dental.admissions@hsc.utah.edu

Shelly Reese
Professional Schools Program Manager
Financial Aid Office
Phone: 801-585-6461
Fax: 801-585-6350
Email: sreese@sa.utah.edu