Joint Program in Medicine with Eastern Virginia Medical School

Program description

Through the creation of the joint program in medicine, talented, qualified students at Virginia Wesleyan University may apply for admission to Eastern Virginia Medical School during the fall semester of the sophomore year.  Individuals selected for admission into this program are expected to complete a challenging academic program at VWU and to obtain substantive exposure to the field of medicine as an undergraduate.  Upon completion of a 4-year bachelor's degree at VWU, students in this program are guaranteed admission in the Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Requirements for admission

  1. SAT score: must have a minimal score of 1250 to be considered for admission, with a score of at least 600 on both the critical reading and mathematics sections.
  2. High school class rank: must rank in the top 10% of high school class.
  3. Grade Point Average: must have overall G.P.A. in high school of at least 3.50.
  4. Student must have completed at least 24 credit hours during the first year at Virginia Wesleyan University and have a G.P.A. of 3.50 or higher.

Applying to the program

  1. Prospective students submit a letter of application to the VWU Preprofessional Committee during the fall semester of the sophomore year.
  2. A limited number (1-2) of students are selected each year by the VWU Preprofessional Committee and the EVMS Admissions Committee.

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