Average Dental Admissions Test (DAT) Scores from 2002-2011 and other DAT Statistics
In the year 2011, 13,777 DAT tests were administered. This figure is slightly lower than the 13,406 tests administered in 2010.
However, in 2011, there were 8,732 test takers, about 150 more examinees than 2010’s 8,585. (See figures below).
In 2002, the average SNS/PAT/ACA scores were 17.2/16.5/17.5 for people that took the DAT for the first time. Last year, the numbers were up to 18.1/18.7/18.4!
In terms of gender and race statistics of test takers, the gender ratio has remained around 50:50 (give or take a percent or two) throughout 2002-2011.
Roughly half of all test takers throughout 2002-2011 were Caucasians. Asians made up about 20% of the test takers. African Americans and Hispanics comprised roughly 12% together, and about 1% of examinees are Pacific Islanders.
All information was obtained from the ADEA’s 2012 Presentation which can be found Here.