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Ever since you were a kid, you knew you wanted to be a doctor, a dentist, a veterinarian, or an optometrist. By choosing to declare pre-med at USciences, you’ll have the support of an entire team of faculty mentors and academic advisors dedicated to realizing your dream. We know exactly the kind of candidate sought by medical schools and other professional schools — broadly educated students with clear career goals and a strong grounding in sciences and mathematics. Through personalized course selection, hands-on research and internship opportunities, mock interviews, and application assistance, you will be more than prepared to take the next step.
What Sets Us Apart?
- *94% of USciences students with a 3.6 GPA and an MCAT of 30 are accepted into medical
school. That’s 17% higher than the national average. Dental and veterinary school
acceptance rates are also very high.
- Our BS degree programs provide excellent pre-med preparation. All prerequisite courses
for medical school are included in the curricula of most of our majors or can be taken
- You may conduct hands-on research as early as your first year, so you are ready for
the rigors of medical school.
- USciences faculty members are respected, involved members of the medical and scientific
community and have numerous professional connections with medical schools.
- Qualified first-year students can pursue a dual BS/professional degree program that guarantees an interview with one of our partner medical schools. These schools also reserve seats for our students.
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USciences' NIH Visit Focuses on Expanding Interprofessional Research Opportunities
July 18, 2017
In an effort to build relationships and learn about how to better qualify for federal grant funding, a group of University of the Sciences faculty and staff traveled to the Bethesda, Md., headquarters of the National Institutes of Health.
Alumna Taps into CPR Skills to Save a Stranger's Life
July 17, 2017
Lindsay Hummel BI'13, DPM, was celebrating her medical school graduation when she was called into action to perform CPR on a stranger.
Amanpreet Kaur PhD'17 Says Cancer Biology Program Uniquely Prepared Her in Quest for Researching a Cancer Cure
June 13, 2017
On a search to find a cure for cancer and other diseases, Amanpreet Kaur PhD'17 said a unique program between USciences and The Wistar Institute helped prepare her for that noble task.
Dr. Zachary Klase Receives $2.1 million Grant from NIDA for HIV Research
May 25, 2017
With a focus on HIV/AIDS research, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Zachary A. Klase, PhD, was selected to receive the prestigious Avenir Award, a $2.1 million, five-year grant, from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in May 2017.
USciences Students Win Awards at Alpha Chi Honor Society Convention
May 11, 2017
Two USciences students who attended this year's Alpha Chi Honor Society Convention in Louisville, KY last month, came home with awards.
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