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Postbaccalaureate Pre-Professional Program (P4)

(1 year accelerated): Still Accepting Applications
Fall (2 year): June 1st-Priority Deadline

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis

Applications received after the priority deadlines are reviewed on a
space available basis and at the discretion of the admission committee


2015 Application is now available

Application Instructions

1. Application

Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences has partnered with, UniCAS, a central application service, to collect and manage applications to our  Postbaccalaureate Pre-Professional Program (P4).

UniCAS offers a detailed Instruction Manual in the Help Center section.
Please download the Postbac Application Checklist for additional clarification regarding the application & Jefferson requirements.

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P4 is listed under Undergraduate on the Thomas Jefferson University CAS application

Postbaccalaureate Studies-1 year: Pre-Fall 2015
Postbaccalaureate Studies-2 year: Fall 2015

2. $75.00 Application Fee (non-refundable)

3. Essay
Please answer the following questions:

  • Why do you want to pursue a career in the healthcare profession? Please include significant professional and personal experiences that have influenced your decision.
  • Please tell us why you believe the P4 program can help you reach your academic, professional and/or personal goals?
  • What makes you unique?

See UniCAS Application Instructions for “My Attachments” @       

4. Official Transcripts

Applicants are required to submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. This includes any study-abroad programs or transfer credit not reflected on undergraduate transcripts with full course titles and final grades.

If your courses were completed outside of the United States, you must submit a course-by-course evaluation from WES (

All transcripts/evaluations will be sent to UniCAS at the following address:

Thomas Jefferson CAS Transcript Processing Center
P.O. Box 9130
Watertown, MA 02471

4. Letters of Reference, Two Letters Required

The P4 requires 2 letters of recommendation (at least one academic).
Applicants will submit their letters of recommendation through the UniCAS Application.
See UniCAS submission instructions @

5. Standardized Tests

When requesting standardized tests to be sent to Jefferson College of Graduate Studies please use the following:

SAT: CEEB School Code=7923

GRE: Institution Code=2999

ACT: School Code=5536

6. Resume/CV

A Resume/CV can be uploaded to the Supporting Information section of the application under Attachments

See UniCAS Application Instructions for “My Attachments” @  

7. Timeline

When an application is submitted, applicants will receive an email within 24 hours to confirm that we have received the application.

Once the application materials have been received and the application is complete and ready for review, the Office of Admissions will notify the candidate.

Applications will be reviewed and strong candidates will be invited for an interview with the Director of P4. A final decision will be communicated to all applicants within six weeks following the interview.

Please contact the Office of Admissions with any questions.