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The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) provides centralized application services for those pursuing education in dentistry in the U.S. This service allows you to apply to multiple dental education programs in the U.S. with one application.  

Follow these instructions to order a credential evaluation report for ADEA CAAPID- Centralized Application for Advanced Placement for International Dentists.

Report Type

ADEA CAAPID requires a course-by-course credential evaluation report.

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Course-by-Course

Used for:

  • Further education (high school, college, or university)
  • Employment
  • Professional licensure

If we recommend the U.S. equivalent of university level study, your report will include:

  • U.S. equivalence for each educational credential
  • Credit and grade equivalents
  • Grade average for each educational credential
  • Identification of upper-level courses for undergraduate or professional studies
  • General evaluation of high school level credentials (without a grade average), if included for evaluation

If we recommend ONLY the U.S. equivalent of high school level study, your report will include: 

  • U.S. equivalence for each high school credential
  • Unit and grade equivalents
  • Grade average for each high school credential

Price: $160

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Before applying:

✔ You will need to create an ECE® user account, if you do not already have one.

✔ Once you have an ECE® user account, be sure to completely log out of your ECE® account before accessing your ADEA CAAPID account.

✔ You MUST begin the application process on the ADEA CAAPID site.

✔ If you already had an ECE® Course-by-Course evaluation report completed within the last 5 years, read the section below about Ordering Copies.

To apply for an ECE® Evaluation Report:

  1. Complete the ADEA CAAPID application and get a Centralized Application Service (CAS) ID#.

  2. From your ADEA CAAPID account, choose to order an ECE® Evaluation.

  • You will be redirected to the ECE® login page.

  1. Log in to your ECE® account.

  2. Complete the online application for an ECE® Course-by-Course evaluation report.

  • An official copy for ADEA CAAPID will be added to your order.

  1. After you submit your application and payment, arrange for your educational documents to be delivered to ECE according to the ECE® country-specific documentation requirements:

Review your specific documentation requirements by selecting your country of education below.

After you apply ECE will:

  • Review your documents and contact you if anything else is needed.

  • Prepare an official credential evaluation report.

  • Deliver the completed evaluation to ADEA CAAPID electronically. 

  • Send an unsealed copy of the evaluation to your address.

Ordering Copies

If you already had an ECE® Course-by-Course evaluation report completed within the last 5 years, you can order a copy sent to ADEA CAAPID.

✔ Note: Be sure to completely log out of your ECE® user account before accessing your ADEA CAAPID account.

  1. Complete the ADEA CAAPID application and get a Centralized Application Service (CAS) ID#.
  2. From your ADEA CAAPID account, choose to order an ECE® Evaluation.
  • You will be redirected to the ECE® login page.
  1. Log in to your ECE® account.
  2. Complete a Copy Request Order for an official copy to ADEA CAAPID.
  • ECE will deliver the completed evaluation report to ADEA CAAPID electronically.

 

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