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Admission Criteria & Application Requirements

Please note, this is a 'career changer program' intended for students who have a limited science background. If you have completed more than half of the prerequisite coursework for medical school, or if you have taken the MCAT, you are not eligible for this program

Admission Requirements

  1. An accredited U.S. or Canadian college/university baccalaureate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.2 (including science coursework ≥3.2)
  2. Standardized test scores (SAT - 1000+, ACT - 21+)
  3. U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  4. Demonstrated strong interest in the healthcare field with work and volunteer experiences

DEADLINES:
> Summer (1 year accelerated): March 1st
> Fall (2 year): June 1st (Priority)

Applications are reviewed and decisions are made on a rolling basis.

Required Application Materials

  1. Completed online application , including comprehensive resume and essay questions
  2. Two letters of recommendation, including an academic reference
  3. Official transcript(s) from all schools attended
  4. Official standardized test scores (SAT or ACT required – if an applicant has taken other standardized tests in addition to SAT or ACT they are required to submit those scores as well. (GRE, GMAT, etc.)
  5. Non-refundable $75 application fee

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

Learn More About the P4 Program

Postbaccalaureate
Pre-Professional Program

Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Thomas Jefferson University
1020 Locust Street
JAH, Suite M46
Philadelphia, PA 19170

(215) 503-4400
jgsbs-info@jefferson.edu


Gerald Grunwald, PhD
Director, Postbaccalaureate
Pre-professional Program

Amanda Siglin, PhD
Coordinator, Postbaccalaureate
Pre-professional Program
amanda.siglin@    jefferson.edu


Office of Admissions
Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Thomas Jefferson University
1020 Locust Street
JAH, Suite M46
Philadelphia PA 19107

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