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Collaborative Partnerships

Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions

4 + 1 Program

drexel logoRosemont students who apply to Drexel University's Accelerated Career Entry (ACE) program and meet the program's requirements are guaranteed admission*.

Fast track your nursing career in Rosemont's 4 + 1 partnership with Drexel University's Accelerated Career Entry program. As the only college in Pennsylvania offering this partnership, our 4+1 partnership with Drexel University allows you to earn a BA in Biology at Rosemont and a BSN through Drexel University’s Accelerated Career Entry program. The ACE 11-month option is a full-time nursing program designed for students able to commit to class and related course activity during the day, five days a week.

For the 4+1 program, Drexel University considers applicants for the College of Nursing and Health Professions Accelerated Career Entry (ACE) program during their senior year at Rosemont College. Candidates must have completed or currently be enrolled in the required prerequisite classes. Rosemont recommends majoring in Biology following the Pre-Health Track to meet your prerequisite requirements. 


  • Candidates for admission must have completed a bachelor’s degree at Rosemont College with a 3.0 overall GPA.
  • Candidates applying may not have grade of C or below in two or more science prerequisites (see 1.C) or prior nursing courses.
  • Accepted students must complete all prerequisite courses for the ACE program (see 1.C) at least two months before matriculation in addition to satisfying compliance requirements.
  • Student is in good academic standing at Rosemont, and all prior institutions attended
  • Student is in good social standing, including but not limited to confirmation that student is free of any disciplinary/student conduct record with no unresolved or pending disciplinary/student conduct issues at Rosemont, and all prior institutions attended
  • As required of all admitted or re-admitted students to Drexel, the student will be required to answer the criminal history disclosure question on the Drexel application and may be subject to further review.
  • Admitted students will have 60 days from the date of their offer of acceptance to confirm their enrollment in the form of the $500 enrollment deposit. They are also permitted to request a deferral from one term to another, once. Requests to defer may be denied at the discretion of the admissions department.
  • Applicants born outside of the United States, Australia, New Zealand, The United Kingdom, Canada or Ireland, regardless of citizenship, native language or location of degree-granting institutions are required to take the TOEFL or IELTS examination.

  • Passing test score for ACE applicants is TOEFL – iBT minimum combined score of 79 or better with a 26 or higher in the speaking section, TOEFL paper-based exam minimum scores of 550, if applicant takes the paper-based TOEFL exam must also take the TSE (The Spoken English) exam and earn a minimum score of a 55, minimum scores for IELTS is a combined score of at least a 6.5 with a 7.5 or higher on the speaking section.

    Students who've completed four years of high school and received a high school diploma from any of the above countries can have the TOEFL/IELTS exam waived by providing a copy of the high school transcript(s) reflecting the four years of attendance and date of graduation. Students who met the TOEFL requirements when admitted to Rosemont College will not be required to retake the TOEFL examination as those scores can be utilized at Drexel.

*Up to 5% of the cohort.

 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

3+4 and 4+4 Programs

lolQualified candidates for the 3 + 4 program enter Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine after three years of undergraduate study at Rosemont. After your successful completion of the first year of medical school, you'll be awarded your undergraduate degree.  

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.

University of the Sciences

3+4 Partnership

unsciences logoTake advantage of our new 3+4 partnership with the University of the Sciences and earn two degrees — both a BA in Biology from Rosemont and a PharmD from USciences — in as little as seven years.  

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the area’s top pharmacy school, the USciences PharmD program mirrors the complex realities of modern practice, preparing students to thrive in today’s pharmacy environment. The curriculum builds on foundational knowledge and skills, encouraging proficiency in a range of subjects, from human disease and pharmacology to pharmaceutics, therapeutics, and pharmacoeconomics.

Benefit from hands-on experience gained through more than 300 clinical affiliation partner sites across the country—including some of the most renowned hospitals, medical centers, pharmaceutical companies, and regulatory agencies. 

  • Candidates for admission must have a minimum PCAT composite score of 25.
  • Candidates applying must complete all required pre-professional coursework with a grade of “C” or better.
  • Candidates must have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.50 and a minimum cumulative math/natural science GPA of 3.00, with both GPAs calculated based on all courses taken and for which the student received a final grade.
  • Candidates must provide evidence showing they shadowed a pharmacist for a minimum of forty hours in a community, hospital, or industry setting.
  • Candidates must successfully complete an interview with a Philadelphia College of Pharmacy member.
  • Candidate must fill out application and submit all proper transcripts along with a statement of personal and professional goals before the admission deadline.

The following table identifies courses in USciences' Doctor of Pharmacy Program that will be transferred to Rosemont College in fulfillment of Rosemont's undergraduate degree requirements. 

Rosemont College - BA in Biology Degree Requirements

USciences - Doctor of Pharmacy Program

Salus University

Six Master's Degrees and Three Doctorate Degrees in the Healthcare Industry

salus university logoThis partnership enables Rosemont undergraduates to apply for Master’s Degrees and Doctoral Degrees from Salus University upon completion of their Bachelor’s Degree from Rosemont. The Salus programs either guarantee an interview or a reserved seat for Rosemont students when they meet the admission and prerequisite requirements.

The partnership agreements include:

  1. Master of Education, Blindness and Visual Impairment (TVI)
  2. Master of Science, Low Vision Rehabilitation (LVR)
  3. Master of Science, Occupational Therapy (MSOT)
  4. Master of Science, Orientation and Mobility (O&M)
  5. Master of Science, Vision Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT)
  6. Physician Assistant (MMS)
  7. Doctor of Audiology (AuD) On-Campus Program
  8. Doctor of Optometry 3+4 (OD)
  9. Doctor of Optometry (OD) Traditional Program 

*Acceptance to Rosemont College does not grantee acceptance to our institutional partners. Rosemont Advisors will provide direction on the application process for our institutional partnerships