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Collaborative Partnerships

Rosemont's five year Nursing Program is through collaboration with Drexel University College of Nursing Accelerated Career Entry (ACE) program. Our seven-year medical programs are through collaboration with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine,  and University of the Sciences.

Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions

4+1 Program

drexel logoTake advantage of Rosemont’s new 4+1 partnership with Drexel University, wherein students earn a BA in Biology at Rosemont College before completing their BSN through Drexel University’s Accelerated Career Entry program. The ACE 11-month option is a full-time nursing program for individuals who can commit to class and related course activity during the day, five days a week. The intensive course of study provides students the opportunity to fast track their nursing career in four consecutive ten-week terms.

Rosemont students who apply to Drexel University's Accelerated Career Entry (ACE) program and meet the program's requirements are guaranteed admission*. Rosemont is the only college in Pennsylvania offering this unique partnership.

For the 4+1 program, Drexel University shall consider 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 the prerequisite requirements.  

*Up to 5% of the cohort.

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Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Offers 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 and will have their undergraduate degree awarded after the successful completion of the first year of medical school.



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.

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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 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. Students 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.

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Doctor of Optometry (OD) Degree Traditional Program

3+4 partnership

salus university logoEligible students must be in good academic and social standing at Rosemont College and have completed the first three years from Rosemont College with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale may apply to study the next four at the Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry in the 3 + 4 Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree program.

This in depth program offers PCO students a cohort curriculum and includes early clinical experience and extensive externships. Other features of this program include small group learning experiences, traditional semester breaks, and a learning environment in which what you learn in the classroom, practice in labs, and apply actual best practices to patients under the guidance and supervision of talented faculty.

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*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