Dual Degree Programs
Rosemont's seven-year medical programs are through collaboration with Drexel University College of Medicine, Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Offers Fast Tack (3+4 years) and Early Assurance (4+4 years)
Students in either the Fast Track or the Early Assurance Program should follow Rosemont College’s BA in Biology (Pre Health Track) and working with their academic mentor they should choose the appropriate supporting courses from available science courses that are relevant to a career in medicine.
Eligible Candidates must meet the following criteria:
- For 3+4 Fast Track Program - total SAT (evidence based reading/writing and math sections) at or above 1420, or ACT composite score at or above 31
- For the 4+4 Early Assurance Program - total SAT (evidence based reading/writing and math sections) at or above 1360, or ACT composite score at or above 29
- Rank in the top 10% of high school class
- Minimum high school GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
Applicants undergo preliminary evaluation by Rosemont College. Final selection is made by Drexel University College of Medicine following a personal interview. Students accepted into the program must complete all prerequisite coursework at Rosemont by the end of their junior year, maintain a minimum cumulative and science GPA of 3.5, receive no grade less than C and take the MCAT no later than April 30th of the junior year. Students must achieve nothing less than a subset score of 128 in the following sections: Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems, Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems and the Psychological, Social and Biological Foundations of Behavior sections. The subset score requirement for the Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills section is 127. There is no minimum total score, just a minimum on each subsection.
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Applicants must complete at least one year of English, one year of biology, one year of organic chemistry, one year of inorganic chemistry, and one year of physics with the associated laboratories by the end of their junior year. The Rosemont student will declare a science major (either biology or chemistry). Students should plan to carry 18 credits a semester after their first semester at Rosemont.
Senior year requirements are satisfied on completion of the first year curriculum of dental school at Temple University School of Dentistry, at which time the baccalaureate degree is conferred upon qualified students.
All biology students can take advantage of the pre-medical advising program offered by Rosemont, regardless of participation in the Early Assurance or Fast Track Programs. Rosemont is prepared to help you enter any medical school of your choosing.
Come have a personal interview here on campus with a Rosemont College pre-med liaison. We have had proven success helping prepare candidates for med school interviews
Offers 3+4 and 4+4 Programs
Qualified candidates for the 3+4 program enter Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine after three years of undergraduate study at Rosemont and will have their undergraduate degree awarded after the successful completion of the first year of medical school.
Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria:
- SAT score at or above 1150 for the combined critical reading and math sections
- Rank in the top 25% of high school class
- Full academic high school course load, including four years of English, Math and Science
- Minimum high school GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale
For the 3+4 Program, PCOM shall consider applicants during their junior year at Rosemont College. The candidate must earn an overall and Science GPA of 3.75 and a minimum MCAT composite score of 500 and at least 125 in each individual section. For the 4+4 Program, PCOM shall consider applicants during their senior year at Rosemont College. The candidate must earn an overall and Science GPA of 3.25 and a minimum MCAT composite score of 500 and at least 125 in each individual section.