Students who are not accepted into the program must repeat the application process the following year.
A complete application packet includes the following:
  1. All applicants must meet TSI (testing) requirements. The Dental Hygiene Program requires the TSI status to be complete or exempt.
  2. Submit all official, sealed college transcripts for colleges/universities attended. It is not necessary to submit transcripts from courses taken at Lamar Institute of Technology.

    Official transcripts must be sealed and mailed to the Dental Hygiene Admissions Committee. See address below. Colleges may send official transcripts to the Dental Hygiene Program or the Department of Allied Health & Sciences Office via email at
  3. The completed Dental Hygiene Observation Form must be mailed to the address below or emailed to
  4. Documentation of Dental Assisting experience must be mailed to the address below or emailed to  Work experience must be documented on the dental office's letterhead and signed by the dentist.
  5. Copy of the Dental Assisting National Board Certification, if applicable, must be current. The certificate must be mailed to the address below or emailed to
  6. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. No exceptions. It is the applicant's responsibility to assure that all supporting documents are on file by the deadline.

Transcripts, Dental Hygiene Observation Form, Dental Assisting experience documentation, and Dental Assisting Certificates can be emailed (, faxed (409-880-8081), mailed or personally delivered to the following: (Note: if you would like to receive verification that your documents were received by our program, please send them by certified mail)

Mailing address:
Dental Hygiene Admissions Committee
Lamar Institute of Technology
PO Box 10061
Beaumont, TX 77710
Personal Delivery Address:
Dental Hygiene Admissions Committee
Multi Purpose Building, Office 218
Lamar Institute of Technology
855 E Lavaca
Beaumont, TX 77705

NOTE: Due to the volume of applications, letters pertaining to acceptance status are generally mailed by April 30th.