Dental Hygiene Application - Klamath Falls & Salem Campuses


The Dental Hygiene Application for Fall 2022 is now closed.

NOTE: For pre-requisite courses, please see Pre-Dental Hygiene. Click here, for Pre-Dental Hygiene page .

Transcripts: Please DO NOT send college transcripts to the Dental Hygiene Department. All transcripts must be sent to the Oregon Tech Registrar’s Office. To have your application evaluated, transcripts with completed pre-dental hygiene course grades must be sent at the end of Winter Term. Note: If taking pre-dental hygiene courses in Spring and/or Summer Term, transcripts with grades must also be sent at the end of each of these terms. 

Dental Hygiene Acceptance for Fall 2022 criteria:

  • Overall pre-requisite GPA
  • Science & Math pre-requisite courses GPA 
  • Overall transcript review (such as but not limited to: the number of prerequisite courses completed at the time of application, completion of courses beyond pre-requisites, course repeats)

Additional consideration:

  • Students who have completed at least 50% of pre-requisite courses through Oregon Tech or Chemeketa Community College  

Final acceptance of selected students is contingent upon the following:

  • Successful completion (C or better) of all prerequisite courses in progress at the time of application by June 15, 2022. This includes DHE 100. The only exception is BIO 233 and Math 111 or 243 which must be completed by the end of summer term.
  • Successful completion of passing background check and drug test.  
  • Providing proof of all required immunizations:
    • Instructions for verification will be provided to students in the dental hygiene program welcome packet.
    • Oregon Tech complies with vaccination requirements as outlined for Health Care Workers by the Oregon Health Authority and is subject to change.


Current dental hygienists can apply directly to the Online Degree Completion program using the Undergraduate Online Transfer application.

For questions regarding the submission of application material, please contact Lisa Leonard.