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Application Requirements

The PRIME program requires:

  • Successful completion of bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university that has been conferred prior to matriculation.
  • A personal statement.
  • Demonstrated commitment to understanding and serving the needs of others through volunteer activities and/or community service.
  • Demonstrated interest in medicine through past or current activities.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended.
  • Three letters of recommendation (or two if one is a committee letter).
  • A standardized test: MCAT or GRE (school code 1105)

Competitive applications will have a GPA of 3.4* or better and a strong personal statement that shows personal growth of applicant and reflection on how completing this program will help them get into medical school.

Applications received by April 1st will receive priority consideration. Applications received after this date will be accepted on a rolling basis per availability in the program. Students may start in any semester.

In the application system, after creating an account, click on "Non-Degree Application Form" and then choose "PRIME" from the first drop down.

*Cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher and undergraduate science GPA of 3.4 or higher. Consideration will be given to students with lower GPAs in special circumstances.


The Post-baccalaureate Readiness Instruction for bioMedical Education Program is designed to bolster the candidacy of highly motivated students interested in careers in medicine.

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