Medical Partner Programs

Guaranteed Interview

These programs offer a guaranteed interview given all program requirements are met.

Program Partner Program Application Timeline Requirements

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU)

4+4 Doctor of Medicine

Apply at the end of first or second undergraduate year

Students may re-apply if not initially selected

Any major eligible

Maintain a 3.5 GPA

Receive an MCAT score ≥508

Demonstrate a consistent dedication to service

Submit all application materials on time

Show a commitment to being a medical provider in an urban community.

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

4+4 Doctor of Medicine

At any time - there is no application process if you meet the requirements

Preference is given to students from the following Pennsylvania counties: Bradford, Columbia, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming

Any major eligible

Maintain a 3.5 GPA (overall, science, and Biology/Chemistry/Physics)

No grade lower than a C

Receive an MCAT score ≥509 (≥126 in each section)

Submit all application materials on time

Show a commitment to being a medical provider in a rural setting

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

3+4 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Apply at the end of first or second undergraduate year

Students may re-apply if not initially selected

Only Biology or Biomedical Sciences Majors eligible

Maintain a 3.5 GPA

Receive an MCAT score in ≥ 50th percentile in each MCAT section

Submit all application materials on time

Receive a letter of recommendation from an Osteopathic Physician

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

4+4 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Apply at the end of first or second undergraduate year

Students may re-apply if not initially selected

 

Any major eligible

Maintain a 3.5 GPA

MCAT score in ≥ 50th percentile in each MCAT section

Submit all application materials on time

Receive a letter of recommendation from an Osteopathic Physician

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)

4+4 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

At any time - there is no application process if you meet the requirements

Submit app materials on time

Any major eligible

Maintain an overall GPA of 3.5

Receive a competitive MCAT Score

Complete 90 credits of undergraduate coursework before applying

Complete at least 40 hours of health care volunteering and 40 hours of community volunteering before applying and 80 hours of each before matriculating

Edward Via College of Osteophatic Medicine (VCOM)

4+4 Rocovich Scholars Early Admission Program: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Apply immediately after completing second undergraduate year

Must successfully interview with a USciences Pre-Health committee and VCOM representatives.

Submit all application materials on time

Any major eligible

Receive an SAT ≥1100 or ACT ≥24

Maintain an overall and science GPA ≥ 3.5

Apply at the end of your first year at USciences or later

MCAT Score ≥493 (MCAT requirement is waived if your science and overall GPA is ≥3.7 after your second year)

Complete at least 40 hours of health care volunteering and 40 hours of community volunteering before applying and 80 hours of each before matriculating

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM)

4+4 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Apply at the end of first or second undergraduate year

Students may re-apply if not initially selected.

Submit all application materials on time

Any major eligible

Maintain an overall GPA ≥ 3.4

MCAT Score ≥502, scoring ≥125 in each MCAT section

Receive a letter of recommendation from an osteopathic physician

Provisional Acceptance

These programs offer a provisional acceptance given all program requirements are met.

Program Partner Program Application Timeline Requirements

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)

3+4 Early Acceptance Program: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Apply to the Early Acceptance Program via LECOM by March 1st before matriculating to USciences

Only Biology or Biomedical Sciences Majors eligible

Complete at least 75% of credits for major before being officially accepted into the medical program

Maintain an overall GPA of 3.5 and a science GPA of 3.2

No grade lower than a C

See additional requirements here

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)

4+4 Early Acceptance Program: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Apply to the Early Acceptance Program via LECOM by March 1st before matriculating to USciences

Also may apply at end of first or second undergraduate year

Students may re-apply if not initially selected

Any major eligible

Maintain an overall GPA of 3.4 and a science GPA of 3.2

No grade lower than a C

See additional requirements here

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM)

3+4 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Upon acceptance to USciences, contact our pre-health office to request application to RowanSOM program

Successful interview at RowanSOM before receiving provisional letter of acceptance

Submit all application materials on time

Only Biology or Biomedical Sciences Majors eligible

Maintain an overall GPA ≥ 3.4

Complete at least 102 credits by the end of third undergraduate year

MCAT Score ≥502, scoring ≥125 in each MCAT section

Receive a letter of recommendation from an osteopathic physician

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM)

4+4 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Apply at the end of first or second undergraduate year

Students may re-apply if not initially selected.

Successful interview at RowanSOM before receiving provisional letter of acceptance

Submit all application materials on time

Any major eligible

Maintain an overall GPA ≥ 3.4

MCAT Score ≥502, scoring ≥125 in each MCAT section

Receive a letter of recommendation from an osteopathic physician

Contact:

Grace A. Farber, PhD
Pre-Health Director

Office Location:

Griffith Hall 212D

Address:

University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

267-295-3157

Email:

g.farber@usciences.edu