Applicants must have taken the MCAT exam within four years of intended matriculation into medical school. To be considered for admission into the entering class of 2021, applicants must have taken the MCAT between January 2017 and September 2020. The College has established a minimum composite score of a 495 for the MCAT. All MCAT scores are visible to the Admissions Committee and are taken into consideration.
Applicants must have a cumulative science and overall GPA of 3.0 or better in either their undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, or graduate studies. As special circumstances arise, GPA calculations can be performed on a case-by-case basis.
A bachelor's (baccalaureate) degree is required for matriculation. All course work must be completed in an educational institution located in the U.S. or Canada and approved by a regional accrediting body. Students who have earned a degree outside the U.S. or Canada are required to complete a minimum of 60 credit hours in an educational institution located in the U.S. or Canada, including the required courses for admission. *Bachelor’s degree must be conferred no later than June 20, 2021.
*This date relates to 2021 incoming students.
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1 – Biochemistry
1 – Additional (e.g. general chemistry)
1 – Human or Mammalian Physiology
2 – Additional (e.g. molecular biology)
2 – Courses from any of the following: cultural anthropology, economics, health care administration, psychology, sociology, public policy, family studies, history, political science, social work, behavioral health
2 – Writing-intensive courses (e.g. creative writing)
1 – Course more advanced than college algebra (e.g. statistics)
1 – Course from any of the following: art, music, theater, speech and communication, philosophy, religion, gender studies, ethics, literature, etc.
- At least one course from the Chemistry or Biology courses must be upper division as defined by your institution. Labs are not required.
- A course is satisfied when completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or better and minimum two credit hours.*
- Coursework must be completed no later than the Spring Semester/Quarter prior to matriculation.
- Advanced Placement (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) credits will be accepted if they appear on an official college transcript.
*We will accept pass/fail graded courses taken during the COVID-19 pandemic, regardless of whether you opted in or if pass/fail was implemented school-wide by your current university. A grade of “pass” is required for the course to be accepted.