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FOR BIOMEDICAL PROGRAMS
Tuskegee University has Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) or Early Acceptance Programs with the following schools and programs:
- Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)
- LECOM School of Dental Medicine
- LECOM School of Pharmacy
- Harrison School of Pharmacy
- Ross University School of Medicine
- University of South Alabama College of Medicine
- Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)
Below are descriptions of these programs:
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) is located in Erie, Pennsylvania and Brandon, Florida. This agreement establishes an Early Acceptance Program (EAP) pursuant to which Tuskegee University undergraduate students are enrolled simultaneously by Tuskegee University and by LECOM as participants in the EAP. The EAP is designed to facilitate the admission of Tuskegee University students into LECOM’s Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program. LECOM will interview students prior to their enrollment at Tuskegee University or within the first two years of study at Tuskegee University. Students interviewing successfully will be offered a provisional acceptance to LECOM’s Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program. Upon meeting the criteria for final acceptance, they will matriculate at the LECOM campus of their choice, dependent upon space availability.
LECOM School of Dental Medicine
LECOM School of Dental Medicine Early Acceptance Program (EAP) pursuant to which Tuskegee University undergraduate students are enrolled simultaneously by Tuskegee University and by LECOM as participants in EAP. The EAP is designed to facilitate the admission of Tuskegee University students into LECOM’s Doctor of Dental Medicine program. LECOM will interview students prior to their enrollment at Tuskegee University or within the first two years of study at Tuskegee University. Students interviewing successfully will be offered a provisional acceptance to LECOM’s Doctor of Dental Medicine program. Upon meeting the criteria for final acceptance, they will matriculate at the LECOM Bradenton, FL campus. Because this is a demanding professional program, the requirements listed for acceptance have been established to demonstrate that the student is capable of handling the rigorous course load.
LECOM School of Pharmacy
LECOM School of Pharmacy Early Acceptance Program (EAP) establishes an EAP pursuant to which Tuskegee University undergraduate students are enrolled simultaneously by Tuskegee University and by LECOM as participants in EAP. The EAP is designed to facilitate the admission of Tuskegee University students into LECOM’s Doctor of Pharmacy program. LECOM will interview qualified students prior to their enrollment at Tuskegee University or within the first two years of study at Tuskegee University. Students interviewing successfully will be offered a provisional acceptance to LECOM’s Doctor of Pharmacy program. Upon meeting the criteria for final acceptance, they will matriculate at the LECOM campus of their choice. Because this is a demanding professional program, the requirements listed for acceptance have been established to demonstrate that the student is capable of handling the rigorous course load.
Harrison School of Pharmacy
Harrison School of Pharmacy is located in Auburn, Alabama. This agreement establishes an Early Acceptance Program (EAP) to highly qualified individuals admitted as undergraduate students to Auburn University or Tuskegee University. Further information may be obtained from the School’s Website or Office of Academic and Student Affairs. Prerequisite Requirements.
Ross University School of Medicine
Ross School of Medicine is located in Barbados. Tuskegee University (TU) and Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) established a framework pursuant to which they will work together with a view toward entering into one or more future articulation agreements in pursuit of the following goals:
- A pathway program in TU for the purpose of enabling TU students to complete the MD degree at RUSM;
- Guaranteed admission into the MD degree program at RUSM for interested TU post baccalaureate students who meet the following criteria:
- Completed RUSM Application
- Fulfill RUSM prerequisite courses
- Completed Bachelor degree or higher
- Completed MCAT with a score of at least 492
- Have an undergraduate overall GPA of >3.2, prerequisite GPA of >3.0
- Successful interview with RUSM
- Acceptable reference indicating exemplary record of conduct
- Preferential admission into the MD degree program at RUSM for interested TU Bachelor and/or Master’s degree students who meet the following criteria:
- Completed RUSM Application
- Fulfill RUSM prerequisite courses
- Completed Bachelor degree or higher
- Completed MCAT with a score of at least 492
- Have an undergraduate overall GPA of >3.2, prerequisite GPA of >3.0
- Successful interview with RUSM
- Acceptable reference indicating exemplary record of conduct
University of Alabama at Birmingham Heersink School of Medicine
The UAB Heersink School of Medicine Burroughs Wellcome Scholars Early Assurance provides early acceptance to medical school for Tuskegee students who meet the requirements for acceptance and matriculation. We prepare Early Assurance Program students for medical school by providing opportunities in academic enrichment, mentoring, MCAT test preparation, community-building experiences, and clinical exposure.
Ideal candidate qualifications include diverse experiences and perspectives, career potential for leadership, maturity, strong letters of support, disadvantaged backgrounds, and a passion for service.
Preference is given to Alabama residents.
- Be committed to entering medical school after their undergraduate education
- Be an enrolled student at a partner university
- Have completed three full-time (or semester hour equivalent) semesters of college
- Have a 3.5 or above minimum undergraduate GPA
- Have a 3.5 or above minimum undergraduate science GPA (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Math)
- Have medically related and community service experiences
- In the spring semester of the sophomore year, submit the Burroughs Wellcome Scholars Early Assurance Program application. Application open and deadline dates are available on the UAB Heersink website.
- Submit three letters of recommendation.
- Two of those letters should be from science faculty
- One letter can be from a faculty member or individual (such as an advisor) who can provide in-depth evaluation and recommendation
- Submit your official transcript(s)
- Before your senior year, submit an American Medical Colleges Application Services (AMCAS) application for the application cycle following your senior year in undergrad. AMCAS applications are due by Aug. 1 each year
- Maintain GPA and science GPA (BCPM) greater than or equal to 3.5.
- Satisfy our selection criteria for admission.
- Complete all courseworkrequired for admission to the Heersink School of Medicine
- Take and earn a minimum score of 495 on the MCAT by September of senior year
- Participate in community service, medical exposure, and student engagement experiences
- Actively participate in Burroughs Scholars activities, including:
- Summer programming following Sophomore, Junior, and Senior years
- MCAT preparation
- Mentoring opportunities
- Participate in a formal, Junior year review
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
The University of South Alabama College of Medicine is located in Mobile, Alabama. Following are descriptions of the SouthMed Prep Scholars Program and SouthMed Prep Early Decision Program.
A. SouthMed Prep Scholars Program
The SouthMed Prep Scholars Program offers a select number of talented and academically competitive college freshmen and sophomores a position in the University of South Alabama College of Medicine (USACOM) first year class following completion of their (a) undergraduate degree, (b) all prerequisites, and (c) completion of program requirements for eligible students, as listed below:
- High school grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.5.
- Minimum composite ACT score of 25 or SAT score of 1170-1200. (Critical Reading and Math)
- Minimum overall college grade point average of 3.5 on 4.0 scale, with minimum GPA of 3.4 in the sciences (biology, chemistry and physics) and mathematics.
- Completion of all prerequisite coursework at Institution which is required for matriculation into USACOM and remaining free from disciplinary issues and in good academic standing at Institution throughout the education process.
- Completion of a successful interview and approval by the USACOM Admissions Committee.
- Completion of two eight-week summer sessions that focus on basic science research during the first summer (Phase I) and MCAT preparation during the second summer session (Phase II) of the SMPS program. In addition, a shadowing experience with USA physicians is provided.
- Participation in a review of all requirements every spring by the Program Director and Coordinator at USA to determine whether program requirements are being met.
- Minimum Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) score of 499.
- Must meet all other requirements for matriculation into medical school, including but not limited to acceptable background check and drug screen.
- Participation in the SouthMed Prep Scholars Program does not obligate the student to attend the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and does not prevent the student from applying to other medical schools.
If all of the above requirements are met, students will be offered a position in the fall class of USACOM following their graduation from Institution. Applicants may apply to more than one medical school.
B. SouthMed Prep Early Decision Program
The SouthMed Prep Early Decision Program (EDP) is designed for competitive pre-medical students who have narrowed their selection down to the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. This allows such a student the security of having an early guaranteed position, saves application and travel fees associated with applying to multiple institutions, and provides the opportunity to begin financial planning as soon as possible.
Candidates should be competitive on a national level and will typically apply during their junior year of college. At a minimum, this program requires eligible students to meet the following requirements:
- Must have a minimum composite MCAT score of 499 and GPA of 3.50 with minimum GPA of 3.4 in the sciences (biology, chemistry and physics) and mathematics. All candidates meeting these minimum requirements will be invited for interviews.
- Minimum MCAT scores listed above must be available at the time of application.
- Must indicate EDP intention on the AMCAS application, which is a binding contract of intent. Applicants agree to apply to only the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and if an offer is made by the USACOM, the applicant must accept it.
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)
The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine is located in Auburn, Alabama and Spartanburg, South Carolina. Following are descriptions on VCOM’s Guaranteed Admissions Interview Program and the Rocovich Scholars Admission Program.
A. Guaranteed Admissions Interview Program
The Guaranteed Admissions Interview Program shall be for students at the INSTITUTION who:
- Receive a positive endorsement from the INSTITUTION pre-medical committee/advisor.
- Meet all technical requirements for entry as designated in the VCOM College Catalog.
- Meet all general admission requirements as described in Exhibit A.
- Complete all required courses as described in Exhibit B before graduation from INSTITUTION.
- Complete the majority of required coursework at INSTITUTION. If the candidate is a transfer student, he/she must have completed at least 30 credit hours at INSTITUTION and be approved by VCOM to participate in this agreement.
- Have completed 90 credit hours by time of application.
- Present a science and overall GPA of 3.50 or greater at the time of application.
- Obtain a competitive score on the medical college admissions test (MCAT).
- Obtain a minimum of forty (40) hours of health care and forty (40) community volunteer hours at time of application.
- Obtain a minimum of eighty (80) hours of health care and eighty (80) community volunteer hours by the time of matriculation.
- Was not the recipient of any significant conduct violations(s) by INSTITUTION. Additionally, candidate must report, in advance, any criminal charge or arrest and any misdemeanor, felony, summary charge or any other criminal charge (whether or not the candidate was convicted). VCOM will determine if any disqualify the candidate from participation in this agreement.
- Are U.S. Citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
- Comply with all other requirements set forth in this Agreement.
Students who qualify for the guaranteed admissions interview program will interview on campus at VCOM with three (3) VCOM faculty/administrators and participate in the designated interview day activities. VCOM values the interview as a highly important portion of the selection process and the admissions committee will need to approve the candidate after the interview is conducted.
B. Rocovich Scholars Early Admission Program
The Rocovich Scholars Early Admission Program encourages candidates from rural areas, low socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds, and underrepresented minorities to enter health careers and studies have shown that students from rural or medically underserved areas are more likely to provide medical care to disadvantaged populations.
To qualify as a “Rocovich Scholar” through the Rocovich Scholars Early Admission Program, the candidate must be a permanent resident of a rural area, or a federally designated medically underserved area, or qualify as being from a low socioeconomic status (SES) background, or a member of an underrepresented minority; and must attend a college where VCOM has an Articulation Agreement for such a program; and must meet the qualifications outlined in 1.3 and 1.4.
1.3 Rocovich Scholar candidates must apply for early admission following successful completion of the Spring semester of the second year and must have completed (or will complete) the courses outlined in Exhibit A and B with a “B or better” in all courses with a GPA of 3.5 in both science and overall. A 3.7 GPA in both science and overall is required to waive taking the MCAT (see 1.5g. below).
1.3.1 If the candidate is on a different academic timetable than the traditional 4 year program and the INSTITUTION believes the candidate may be appropriate for this program the INSTITUTION and VCOM will discuss potential eligibility and the timetable.
1.4 The candidate must interview with and receive a favorable evaluation from the INSTITUTION pre-medical committee/advisor, one member of VCOM student services, and two VCOM admissions committee members designated by VCOM to be accepted as a Rocovich Scholar. VCOM values the interview as a highly important portion of the selection process and merely qualifying academically does not assure success.
1.5 Rocovich Scholar candidates must also meet the following criterion by entry to VCOM:
- Meet all general admission requirements as described in Exhibit A and B.
- Meet all technical requirements for entry as designated in the VCOM College Catalog and Student Handbook.
- Complete all required courses as described in Exhibit B before graduation from INSTITUTION, earning a grade of “B” or better in all of the courses.
- Graduate with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or the equivalent degree within four (4) years and six months of matriculation in the INSTITUTION. (see 1.3.1)
- Present, at the time of application for the ROCOVICH SCHOLARS EARLY ADMISSION PROGRAM, at least 45 credits earned at the INSTITUTION (non-transfer credits) which include a 3.5 science and overall GPA and must have completed at least a full year of Biology, Chemistry and additional science classes so that he/she is able to demonstrate the ability to perform at the INSTITUTION;
- Maintain a science and overall GPA of 3.50 or greater during the entire time of enrollment at INSTITUTION after acceptance. The candidate must submit annually a transcript and letter from his/her pre-medical committee/advisor attesting that the candidate continues to maintain the required GPA and is in good academic and behavioral standing with the INSTITUTION.
- Present a score of 1100 (two sub-scores – Math and Verbal) or greater on the SAT or 24 or greater on the ACT at the time of application. (Candidates entering the Rocovich Scholars’ Program are not yet prepared to take the MCAT, and, in order for the candidate to have the opportunity to complete all the liberal arts and prerequisites desired, the Rocovich Scholar is not required to take the MCAT at the time of application. (See items 1.5g. 1 and 3 below.)
- If the applicant presents (both at application and through the first semester of their junior year) a 3.7 or higher science and overall GPA he/she does not need to sit for the MCAT and it is waived for admission. He/she then must maintain a 3.6 in future semesters and graduate in four years.
- If the applicant presents a 3.50 to 3.69 science and overall GPA, and/or has a 3.50 to 3.69 GPA in their combined Junior/Senior years, he or she must sit for the MCAT prior to December 31 of the Senior year and present a score of 493 or higher in order to maintain an offer of admission.
- Obtain a minimum of forty (40) hours of health care and forth (40) community volunteer hours at time of application as a Rocovich Scholar; and obtain a minimum of eighty (80) hours of health care and eighty (80) community volunteer hours by the time of matriculation.
- Was not the recipient of any significant conduct violation(s) by the INSTITUTION or any criminal charge or arrest, misdemeanor, felony, summary charge or any other criminal charge (whether or not the candidate was convicted) while a student at the INSTITUTION. (Candidates should report all arrest and VCOM will determine if any disqualify the candidate from participation in this agreement). VCOM performs a background check on all candidates entering the medical school and failure to report an arrest may result in loss of Rocovich Scholar status.
For more information on these programs, please contact the Pre-Professional Health Careers Advisory Program (PHCAP) Advisors:
Mr. Garland Wise
Dr. Richard Whittington
Ms. Latia McCurdy
FOR LAW SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Tuskegee University’s Department of History and Political Science and its Pre-Law Program are negotiating with ABA accredited law schools within the United States that are diverse in focus, selectivity, and geographic region to provide our students with opportunities that will help facilitate admission and success in law school for scholarships, internships, and with early admission programs.
Although the political science degree is a natural fit for students who wish to become attorneys, law schools accept students from all undergraduate majors with a bachelor’s degree. Each of the signed and proposed agreements listed below do not specify particular majors. However, the political science degree is currently the only degree with an approved curriculum for an Early Acceptance Program (EAP) for law school.
Thebenefits vary with each partnering school. Thefollowing is alistsummarizing thebenefits to Tuskegee University students:
- Accelerated degree programs includingBachelor’sto JD(3+3)andBachelor’sto Master(3+1)Programs.
- Guaranteed tuition scholarshipsranging from 25 percent to 75 percent.
- Guaranteed tuition scholarships for summer bridge programs for matriculating students.
- Funding for LSAT test prep courses.
- Support for securing and funding for summer internships while in law school.
- Mentorshipopportunities with practicing attorneys, law school professors, and 2L and 3L law students.
Tuskegee University has a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for an early acceptance and scholarship program with:
- Samford University, Cumberland School of Law located in Birmingham, Alabama
Tuskegee University is currently in formal discussions with the law schools listed below:
- Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Law, located in Cleveland, Ohio
- Indiana University (IU), Maurer School of Law, located in Bloomington, Indiana
- Pepperdine University (Pepperdine), Caruso School of Law, located in Malibu, California
- University of Oklahoma (OU Law) College of Law, located in Norman, Oklahoma
The Department of History and Political Science has submitted draft Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) to Tuskegee University Senior Leadership for Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law.Discussions are ongoing regarding MOUs with Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law. The Department of History and Political Science has not received a draft MOU from the University of Oklahoma College of Law at this time.
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
Agreement signed by Dr. Carla Jackson Bell, Interim Provost on May 14, 2020.
Samford University Cumberland School of Law is located in Birmingham, Alabama. Cumberland School of Law has a long history of producing a large number of lawyers who practice law in the State of Alabama and is located in Alabama’s largest legal market. Cumberland is well respected within the State of Alabama and in the Southeast.
The agreement with Samford University Cumberland School of Law provides for an accelerated Bachelor’s to JD program (3+3 Program), where students complete three years of course work at Tuskegee, forego the fourth year of study at Tuskegee and instead enter law school a year earlier. Students will earn a bachelor’s and a JD in six instead of the traditional seven years. Students will graduate from Tuskegee University after completing their 1L year from Cumberland. Students who fail to complete their 1L year from Cumberland may return to Tuskegee and complete their bachelor’s degree. Courses successfully completed at Cumberland will apply towards the bachelor’s degree.
The requirements for the (3+3) program with Cumberland School of Law are as follows:
- Students apply to Cumberland using the normal law school application process.
- Students are required to obtain letters of recommendation from the department chair and one additional professor. Letters must address the student’s overall maturity and ability to meet the rigors of law school.
- Cumberland will consider an applicant’s entire file. A 3+3 student should have an LSAT score equal to or exceeding the median LSAT score for the sitting 1L class and a 3.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average.
The benefits for students from Cumberland School of Law are as follows:
- Students who partake in the 3+3 program will forego the expenses of their 4th year of undergraduate studies.
- Students admitted to Cumberland with at least a 3.0 undergraduate GPA and a 148 LSAT score will receive a minimum 25% tuition scholarship.
- Students admitted to Cumberland with at least a 3.0 undergraduate GPA and a 150 LSAT score will receive a minimum 50% tuition scholarship.
- Cumberland will pay full tuition for Tuskegee 3+3 students to attend a required summer bridge program.
- Cumberland will assist students obtain internships during the second half of the summer before the fall of their 1L year.
- Cumberland will engage Tuskegee University students by introducing them to alumni, inviting them to campus, and becoming acquainted with the Cumberland School of Law experience.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Case Western Reserve University School of Law is located in Cleveland, Ohio. The law school has a national presence and is ranked within the top 75 law schools in the nation. Famed civil rights attorney Fred Gray earned a law degree from Case Western Reserve.
There are two proposed agreements with Case Western Reserve University. The first provides scholarships and other benefits for graduating seniors matriculating to CWRU. The second provides for an accelerated Bachelor’s to JD Program (3+3 Program), where students complete three years of course work at Tuskegee, forego the fourth year of study at Tuskegee and instead enter law school a year earlier. Students will earn a bachelor’s and a JD in six instead of the traditional seven years. Both proposals provide that students will receive a 75 percent tuition scholarship for three years.
The requirements for the first proposal with Case Western Reserve are as follows:
- Students apply to Case Western Reserve using the normal law school application process.
- Students must earn at least a score of 150 on the LSAT.
- Students must have a GPA of at least the top 50 percent of their graduating class.
The requirements for the second proposal with Case Western Reserve (3+3 Program) are as follows:
- Students must complete three-fourths of the curricular requirements at Tuskegee University.
- Students will apply during the fall of their junior year.
- Students must earn at least a score of 150 on the LSAT.
- Students must have a GPA of at least the top 33 percent of their class after their 4th semester and maintain their GPA throughout the application process.
The benefits for students with Case Western Reserve School of Law are as follows:
- Students earning at least an LSAT score of 153 or higher will receive an additional $1,000 tuition scholarship and will receive the designation of a “Tuskegee Scholar”.
- CWRU will establish a summer bridge program for entering students. The program will be tuition-free for Tuskegee students.
- CWRU will provide all course materials for incoming students for the first semester.
- All students will be assigned a mentor.
- Students who earn at least a 3.0 GPA will have a guaranteed summer clerkship and a $2,000 stipend if the student is placed in an unpaid clerkship.
- Third-year students will receive a $1,000 stipend for bar exam related expenses.
Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law
Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law is located in Malibu, California and directly serves the legal market in Los Angeles and the broader California legal market. Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law has a national presence, ranking within the top 50 law schools in the United States.
There are two proposed agreements with Pepperdine University. The first proposal provides for an accelerated Bachelor’s to JD Program (3+3 Program), where students complete three years of course work at Tuskegee, forego the fourth year of study at Tuskegee and instead enter law school a year earlier. Students will earn a bachelor’s and a JD in six instead of the traditional seven years. The second proposal provides for an accelerated Bachelor’s to Master of Legal Studies Program (3+1 Program), where students complete three years of course work at Tuskegee, forego the fourth year of study at Tuskegee and instead enter the Master program.
Pepperdine has not provided a draft agreement for the Master of Legal Studies program. Students not admitted for the programs (3+3 or 3+1 programs) may reapply for regular admission without prejudice.
The requirements for the first proposal (3+3 Bachelor’s to JD Program) for Pepperdine University are as follows:
- Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to be considered for admission and have a GPA that exceeds the 25th percentile of the Caruso Law class immediately prior to the class the student wishes to be admitted.
- Students must have a LSAT score that exceeds the 25th percentile of the Caruso Law class immediately prior to the class the student wishes to be admitted.
- Students apply to Pepperdine using the normal law school application process.
The benefits for the (3+3 Bachelor’s to JD Program) for Pepperdine University are as follows:
- Students will receive a 50% tuition scholarship and may receive up to a full tuition scholarship.
- Students participating in the Pepperdine 3+3 program will take part in the Pepperdine Prep Program and will receive:
- Academic Support
- Mentorship Opportunities
- Study Stipend to Pay for an LSAT Prep Course*
*Students who take part in Pepperdine Prep are required to apply and accept any offer of admission from Pepperdine or reimburse the cost of the study stipend provided.
The benefits for the second proposal (3+1 Bachelor’s to Master of Legal Studies Program) at Pepperdine University include:
- The Master of Legal Studies program is an online program that requires some on-campus training.
- Students who choose to complete the 3+1 Master of Legal Studies program may decide to later pursue the J.D. program. Students accepted into the J.D. program will have the full tuition from the Master program applied to the J.D. program.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Indiana University Maurer School of Law is located in Bloomington, Indiana. IU has a national presence ranking within the top 50 law schools nationwide. It has nationally recognized programs in corporate law, health care law, and intellectual property law.
The proposal with Indiana University provides that the law school creates a “Tuskegee Law Scholars Program”. Through this program, students will receive at least a 50 percent tuition scholarship and a mentor upon matriculating to IU. Indiana University has provided that the law school will accept at least two applicants given that students meet the admissions requirements for the law school. The criteria for students receiving the designation of a “Tuskegee Law Scholar” provides that students earn an undergraduate GPA that is within the median of the law school entering class for the prior year.
The University of Oklahoma College of Law
The University of Oklahoma College of Law (OU Law) is located in Norman, Oklahoma. It also has a national presence ranking within the top 75 law schools nationwide. Furthermore, Tuskegee University Trustee Erick Harris is an alumnus of OU Law.
The University of Oklahoma College of Law is proposing an Accelerated Bachelor’s to JD program. OU Law has not provided a draft agreement, but instead discussions regarding the proposal are ongoing. During these discussions, OU Law has stated that they will invite prospective students to campus to visit OU Law over the summer, provide funds to pay for an LSAT prep course, and create a summer bridge program for admitted students. OU Law desires to create an ongoing relationship with our students and has hosted a number of prelaw events.
For more information on these programs, please contact the Pre-Law Advisors:
Dr. Shenita Brazelton
Dr. Tammy Laughlin
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- Howard University: $806.4 million.
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- Hampton University: $379.9 million.
- Morehouse College: $278 million.
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- Xavier University of Louisiana: $191 million.
- North Carolina A&T State University: $174.6 million.
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This dental school at this Ivy League university is often considered to be among the very best in the United States. The Longwood Medical Area in Boston is home to the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM).
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Having a GPA of around 3.3 or higher would give you an advantage, also for the science courses the same amount of GPA is desirable. Getting into dental school does not depend on your grades alone though. The ideal dental school applicant will have a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher.Is dentistry harder than medicine to get into? ›
Which is more competitive? Medicine has fewer applicants per year (ranging from 10-18:1 applicants to places) than dentistry (15:1). As a result, dentistry is the more competitive course of the two (Source) owing to the fact it has fewer places (on average).What GPA is too low for dental school? ›
However, you can consider the post-baccalaureate program when you have a GPA that is lower than 2.75. You will need to find a post-baccalaureate program to attend as your current GPA will not pass the cutoff for dental school. This option is also recommended for anyone with a GPA that is lower than 3.0.Is a 3.0 GPA good for dental school? ›
To be competitive applicant, a 3.5 or higher GPA is recommended ● Courses: Grades of the following prerequisites have to contain an average grade of C or higher. Please click on the link to double check the unit conversation from semesters to quarters.How much do dentists make? ›
What can I earn as a Dentist? The average monthly salary for Dentist jobs in the Philippines ranges from ₱37,000 to ₱42,000.Is a 3.5 GPA good enough for dental school? ›
The average DAT score is 19/30. Just a few years ago, the average DAT score (overall mean given all test takers) was 17/30. Note that the average DAT (AA) score for students accepted to dental school in 2020 was 20.2 and the average GPA was 3.55. Of course, obtaining an average DAT score does not guarantee admissions.What is the hardest class in medical school? ›
Biochemistry. Most medical students agree that biochemistry is by far the most difficult topic you will find on the USMLE.
Who produces the most Black doctors? ›
Xavier University and Howard University are also the top two producers of African American graduates of medical schools; their students accounted for 92 of the nation's African American graduating medical students, more than the top four Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs) that produce large numbers of African ...Where do most Black doctors live? ›
Blacks are 10 percent or more of all practicing physicians in the District of Columbia, Georgia, Mississippi, and Maryland. Georgia fares far better than most southern states. Blacks make up 31 percent of the population and 16.3 percent of the doctors.How common is failing medical school? ›
Those entering medical schools who are committed to completing the program are 81.6 percent to 84.3 percent. So, what is the dropout rate for medical school? In a standard, single four-year program, that would put the medical school dropout rate at between 15.7 percent and 18.4 percent, confirms the AAMC.What states have no medical schools? ›
Although Delaware, Alaska, and Wyoming are the only states that lack independent medical schools, Alaska and Wyoming are served by the University of Washington School of Medicine through the WWAMI Regional Medical Education Program.What is the hardest med school to get into us? ›
- Harvard Medical School. ...
- Wake Forest School Of Medicine. ...
- George Washington School Of Medicine And Health Sciences. ...
- Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University. ...
- Howard University College Of Medicine. ...
- New York University (NYU) Grossman School Of Medicine.
He was pointed to Xavier University in New Orleans. Over the years this small private university has built a reputation in successfully graduating some of the highest numbers of black pre-med students in the country.How many Black doctors went to HBCU? ›
Additionally, the percentage of Black doctor's degree recipients who received their degrees from HBCUs was lower in 2020–21 (10 percent) than in 1976–77 (14 percent) (source, source, and source).What is the lowest GPA for med school? ›
Most medical schools set a cap at a 3.0 GPA. Generally, a low GPA is less than a school's 75th or 80th percentile. You can also review your chosen school's average GPA for accepted students.Is a 3.5 GPA bad for pre-med? ›
The medical school admissions process is extraordinarily competitive, and selectivity has intensified due to a pandemic-related surge of interest in the medical field. Premed undergraduates should strive to achieve a GPA of 3.5 or higher to get accepted into a top-tier med school, admissions officials say.Is 3.7 A good GPA for pre-med? ›
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) reported an average GPA for medical school of 3.60 across all applicants for the 2021-2022 application cycle. For the same year, applicants had an average science GPA of 3.49 and an average non-science GPA of 3.74.
Is a B+ bad for premed? ›
Many students would be happy with a B-, B or B+. But when premeds see that daunting combination of letters and symbols, they panic and start thinking about the rest of their lives. It is somewhat understandable since even a B+ average is very low for someone who wants to get into medical school.Can I pass fail for premed? ›
Can I take courses pass/fail? Yes, but do not take any of the premed prerequisites pass/fail. Medical schools want to see that you have challenged yourself academically, so don't overuse the pass/fail option.What is the average GPA of a doctor? ›
Data from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) reports that the average GPA for medical school applicants and matriculants during the 2022–23 school year was 3.62.Is a C+ bad for premed? ›
There's this common misconception that as a premed student you have to be perfect. People think your dreams of becoming a physician are all over if you get a C+. But a C+ is not a red flag. I see a lot of students applying to medical school and they have some horrible grades on their transcripts.What is the dropout rate for pre med? ›
The AAMC found that about 95.5% of med students in 6-year programs graduated. That is notably higher than the graduation rate of those who went through the standard 4-year medical school program. That equates to a dropout rate of less than 5%.What college sends the most students to medical school? ›
According to the AAMC, these schools produced the largest number of medical school applicants during the 2022 application cycle:
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: 541.
- The Ohio State University: 522.
September 12, 2022
— Tuskegee University has been ranked No. 3 among the 2022-2023 nation's best Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) by U.S. News & World Report.
The Syphilis Study at Tuskegee Timeline. In 1932, the USPHS, working with the Tuskegee Institute, began a study to record the natural history of syphilis. It was originally called the “Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male” (now referred to as the “USPHS Syphilis Study at Tuskegee”).What GPA do you need to get into Tuskegee? ›
Completed application and a $25 non-refundable application fee. Official high school transcript(s) Official ACT or SAT scores. minimum 3.0 GPA.Is Tuskegee an Ivy League school? ›
Tuskegee University, a private Black Ivy League institution in Tuskegee, Alabama, was formerly the home of the scientist and longtime professor George Washington Carver. On April 2, 1966, the college became the first historically black college or university to be designated a National Historic Landmark.
What is the most elite HBCU? ›
1. Spelman College. Spelman College is a private institution that was founded in 1881. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,417 (fall 2021), its setting is urban, and the campus size is 39 acres.What is the best UT school? ›
- University of Texas at Austin | UT Austin. ...
- University of Texas at Dallas | UT Dallas. ...
- University of Texas at Arlington | UT Arlington. ...
- University of Texas at San Antonio | UTSA. ...
- University of Texas at El Paso | UTEP. ...
- The University of Texas at Tyler.
The most popular majors at Tuskegee University include: Animal Sciences, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Mechanical Engineering; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Chemical Engineering; Health and Wellness, General; Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General; Building/ ...What are three things that were unethical of the Tuskegee study? ›
The Tuskegee Study violated basic bioethical principles of respect for autonomy (participants were not fully informed in order to make autonomous decisions), nonmaleficence (participants were harmed, because treatment was withheld after it became the treatment of choice), and justice (only African Americans were ...What was violated in the Tuskegee study? ›
With no informed consent, hundreds of Black men with low incomes were used as test subjects — enticed with offerings such as free meals, health care, and burial stipends. This highly unethical syphilis experiment was conducted by the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) and the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.Did anyone go to jail for the Tuskegee study? ›
After the study was exposed, Congress passed the National Research Act to prevent human exploitation in research. The federal government did not issue a formal apology to participants and their families until 1997, and no one was prosecuted for the deaths and injuries the experiment caused.Can I get into UF with a 4.3 GPA? ›
The state minimum requirements for Lower Division applicants can be found here, however, UF's standards for admissions are significantly higher than the state minimums. Generally, we are looking for applicants with over a 3.0 High School GPA and over a 3.0 College GPA.Is 4.24 A good GPA? ›
This is a very good GPA, and it should give you a strong chance of admission at most colleges. 99.36% of schools have an average GPA below a 4.2. You can apply to colleges and have a good shot at getting admitted.What GPA is required for Alabama A&M? ›
Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) 2.0 to be accepted. The final high school transcript must reflect a minimum 2.0 GPA or higher.What is a hidden Ivy school? ›
The Hidden Ivies include many small colleges, such as Davidson College, Pomona College, Carleton College, and Oberlin College, as well as some large research universities, like Georgetown University, Vanderbilt University, Washington University in St. Louis, and the University of Southern California.
What is the cheapest Ivy League school? ›
Cornell University Tuition
Located in Ithaca, New York, Cornell boasts the lowest cost of attendance before financial aid at its state-funded schools. Costs for its privately-funded colleges are on par with the rest of the Ivy League.
Spelman College is ranked #1 in historically black colleges and universities in the U.S., and the top Black Ivy League school.