COM Admission Requirements

COM Admission Requirements

Minimum 501 MCAT (Scores are accepted three years prior to entry, i.e., for Fall 2019 entry scores need to be May 2016 or later. For Fall 2019, all scores need to be the new MCAT scores.)

Minimum 3.25 Science GPA

Minimum 3.25 Cumulative GPA

Minimum Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university

Necessary prerequisite undergraduate coursework completed 
(Must be completed with a C grade or higher)

  • Biological Sciences - 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours)
  • Biochemistry - 3 semester hours (4.5 quarter hours)
  • Chemistry - 13 semester hours (19.5 quarter hours)
  • Physics - 8 semester hours (12 quarter hours)
  • English - 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours)

Experience in the health care field (shadowing, volunteer, work, etc.)

Two letters of recommendation

  • One from a pre-med advisor or committee; may substitute a science faculty member
  • One from a physician (DO or MD)
  • Additional letters may be submitted on your behalf in addition to required letters
  • Letters must be dated within two years of matriculation year (i.e., if starting classes at KCU in August 2019, letters must be dated no earlier than May 2017)

Meet the terms of our Health and Technical Standards