Health profession schools seek well-rounded students with solid preparation in the sciences, a record of high academic achievement, and some basic preliminary experience in medicine (such as volunteering in a clinical setting). Health profession schools also seek applicants who possess maturity, leadership and strong interpersonal skills. Successful applicants to medical schools have a grade point average of 3.5 or better, an MCAT score of 30 and strong letters of evaluation. Adelphi students who achieve these scores and grades (or even scores somewhat lower) have an outstanding rate of success in admissions.
Health profession schools base their admissions on a combination of the following criteria:
For more information on admission requirements, application procedures, required tests, and summer programs, premedical students should: