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Pre-Admissions Program

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


  • Current enrollment as a junior or senior in an institution of higher education.
  • A minimum of 3.0 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).

Program components include:

  • MCAT preparation
  • Test-taking Strategies
  • Medical School Admissions Presentation
  • Personal Statement Workshop
  • Time management and study skills
  • Interpersonal Management
  • Clinical Skills Training


To Apply:

  1. Complete online application and submit it by March 15, 2019.
    Log in to the Online Application with the following UserID/Password:
    UserID: OCED Program Application
    Password: OCED
    Click here to apply:
    If you have any technical problems, please contact Mr. Greg Fay, 913-588-7347,

  2. Provide the following supporting documentation:
    1. Provide two letters of recommendation from a counselor and/or instructor(s).
    2. 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 sent via email to the following email addresses:
Pamela Scott, MS,
Maria Alonso Luaces, PhD,
Sherry Kennedy,

If you prefer to send your supporting documents via US Postal Service, please use the following address:

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
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

March 15, 2019 Online application must be submitted on or before this date
May 28, 2019 First day of summer programs
June 28, 2019 Last day of the program

PAP 2016: 

PAP 2016

Last modified: Apr 24, 2019