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The Dual-Degree Program in Medicine is offered to mature high school seniors with strong academic ability and achievement who seek careers in medicine or medical science. Students can earn both a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and a Doctor of Medicine Degree (M.D.) in 7 or 8 years.

Students undergo a highly selective screening process and are admitted simultaneously to the College of Arts and Sciences to the School of Medicine. Accepted students are assured of a place in medical school after 3 or 4 calendar years of undergraduate work.

Applicants to the Dual-Degree Program in Medicine must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States with an alien registration receipt card in their possession at the time of application. Residents of any state may apply. Only students who are in their last year of high school are considered; students who have graduated from high school are ineligible to apply.

To be considered, students must:

 
  • have a combined SAT1 score of 1400 (combined Math and Critical Reading scores) or an ACT score of 32 and an unweighted GPA of 3.75.
     
  • meet the SAT II score requirement of at least 600 in Math, and one science (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics).
     
  • have completed eight semesters of English and mathematics and two semesters each of biology and chemistry by the time they graduate from high school.
     
  • complete all components of their Common Application for undergraduate admission by November 1 of their senior year.
     
  • complete a supplemental application for the Dual-Degree Program in Medicine.

    For more details on the conditions you must meet to remain in the program and advance to our School of Medicine upon completion of your undergraduate career, click here.

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