Pre-Admissions Program

Purpose
The Pre-Admissions Program is a six-week summer program designed for college junior and senior students preparing to take the MCAT and apply to medical school.

Eligibility

  • Current enrollment as a junior or senior in an institution of higher education.
  • A minimum of 2.8 G.P.A. on a 4.0 scale is required at the college level.
  • Completion of organic chemistry, physics and biology.
  • The student must be from a disadvantaged background and/or be a member of a population that is underrepresented or underserved in the health field (i.e. Native American, African American, Hispanic American, Southeast Asian).

Courses Offered
Students prepare in a nationally known MCAT course, attend a reading/writing laboratory, receive assistance in preparing the AMCAS application, participate in mock medical school interviews, and take part in clinical rotations.

To Apply

  1. Complete online application and submit it by March 25, 2015.
    Log in to the Online Application with the following UserID/Password:
    UserID: OCED Program Application
    Password: OCED
    Click here to apply: https://www2.kumc.edu/som/MEDS
    If you have any technical problems, please contact Mr. Greg Fay, 913-588-7347, gfay@kumc.edu

  2. Provide the following supporting documentation:
    1. If not self supporting, send a copy of 2014 family financial statement or 2014 federal income tax return.
    2. Submit a personal statement no more than 250 words.
    3. Provide two letters of recommendation from a counselor and/or instructor(s).
    4. Submit an unofficial transcript for all college courses you have completed.

If you have questions regarding this program, please contact our office at 913-588-1237.

Supporting documents should be mailed or faxed to the following: 

Office of Cultural Enhancement and Diversity
The University of Kansas Medical Center
School of Medicine
G028 Murphy, Mail Stop 4007
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS  66160-7120
Office: 913-588-1237
Fax:  913-588-8890

Application Deadline: March 25, 2015

March 25, 2015 Online application must be submitted on or before this date.
May 26, 2015 First day of summer programs
July 3, 2015 Last day of the program

Last modified: Nov 04, 2014
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