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4+4 program with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
(PCOM) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, leading to a Doctor of Osteopathic
Medicine (D.O.) degree
Qualified students will be conditionally guaranteed an interview
with PCOM, an advantage over students at other institutions at the time
Successful students in the 4+4 program will earn a bachelor’s
degree in a chosen field from Gannon University prior to matriculating
Participation does not restrict students’ ability to apply to other medical schools.
The Liberal Studies Core Curriculum is one reflection of Gannon University's commitment to
its Catholic identity. The Core's design offers students a defined, integrated, shared
experience as the foundation for their undergraduate program.
Complete four years of science courses and four years of math courses at the high school level
Achieve a cumulative high school GPA of 3.4 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Obtain a rank in the top 25% of your high school class
Achieve a minimum SAT score of 1220 (new SAT)/1150 (old SAT) or ACT composite score of 25
Provide evidence of academic and personal potential, and a desire to become an osteopathic physician
Students who meet all entry requirements listed will be accepted on a rolling admission basis.
Achieve a cumulative overall GPA of 3.25 or higher at the end of the junior year
Complete course requirements as listed in PCOM’s catalog
Complete the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) and earn a
minimum score in the 50th percentile in each section no later than
fall of the senior year
Apply to PCOM through AACOMAS by October 31 of the senior year
Submit the PCOM supplemental application by November 30 of the senior year
Submit a letter of recommendation from an osteopathic physician (D.O.)
Complete a satisfactory admissions interview with PCOM
Fulfill any additional requirements as outlined through the affiliation agreement between Gannon University and PCOM
Each academic year, PCOM will admit up to three (3) students total from Gannon University’s medical affiliation programs. Additional students may be considered on an individual basis and at the discretion of PCOM.
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