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Entry-Level Track

Application Process

The application period is October 1 - February 1 of each year.

When applying, all of the steps below are required to be completed successfully. Please review and familiarize yourself with the steps.

Step 1 – Apply Online for admission to Foothill College 

Step 2 – Talk with a Counselor at Foothill College Counseling Department

Step 3 – Complete Prerequisites and a CSU or IGETC GE pattern 

Step 4 – Order Official E-Transcripts and send directly to Foothill College Admissions and Records at

Step 5 – Submit an application to the Dental Hygiene Program via Allied Healths App in MyPortal

***Important Changes were made for the upcoming 2023-24 application cycle, read the below documents carefully:

Learn about the Entry-Level Dental Hygiene Program
Click this link to watch the recording from the last Application Info Night was held on 1/19/23.

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Truc Nguyen, Dental Administrative Assistant