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Pre-Med/Pre-Health Program, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Manhattan, NY, United States
The Fordham Pre-Med/Pre-Health Program of the School of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS) is for college graduates interested in a career in the health professions but still in need of the prerequisite science courses.
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Overview

In keeping with the PCS mission to serve adult students, the program offers the pre-med curriculum primarily in the evening, on weekends, and during the summer to prepare students for application to medical, dental or veterinary schools, nursing, physician assistant or physical therapy programs.

Classes are offered at Fordham's Rose Hill, Lincoln Center, and Westchester campuses. A limited number of day classes are also available during the academic year.

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Fordham University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org religion. Fordham University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Intro to Biology I Lecture
  • General Chemistry I Lecture
  • General Chemistry II Lecture
  • Applied Calculus I
  • Statistics I
  • Organic Chemistry II Lecture
  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry I and II Lecture
  • Foundations of Psychology Lecture / Lab or
  • Introduction to Sociology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Candidates submit an online application for PCS admission as non-matriculated students, a personal statement, request official transcripts for all post-secondary school coursework to be sent directly from the institution to PCS and receive an admission interview teleconference with the Director. The general requirement for consideration is a minimum 3.00 GPA. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49645 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49645 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    49645 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49645 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Manhattan

  • 2638 - 5760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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