BS/BA-MD Program at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Combined Degree Program

School Name:
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Farmington, CT

Contact information:
Main campus
Univ of Connecticut SOM
Medical Student Affairs
School of Medicine
Farmington, CT 06030-1905 USA
(860) 679-4713
(860) 679-6763
Medical School Website

Undergraduate College: University of Connecticut
About this program:

  • UConn’s Special Program in Medicine links undergraduate preparation with four years of medical education, resulting in dual degrees from UConn: a BA/BS and a MD

From the UConn website:

To be considered, applicants should have:

  • An overall secondary school grade point average of 3.5 (4.0 scale);
  • SAT combined score of 1350 or an ACT composite score of 29. SAT II Subject Tests are not considered;
  • A completed application to the University, which includes all supporting documents, the responses to the program-specific essay questions, and an optional resume.  All documents must be received by December 1. A secondary school profile should also be submitted along with the secondary school transcript;
  • Two additional letters of recommendation, received by December 1.
  • An interview with the School of Medicine (by invitation only).

In order to matriculate into the School of Medicine, students must do the following during their undergraduate career:

  • Maintain a 3.6 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale);
  • Achieve MCAT total scores in the 80th percentile rank (equal to a score of 30 on the old MCAT) with no subtest scores below the 55th percentile rank (equal to a score of 8 on the old MCAT);
  • Complete course work in general biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, and biochemistry;
  • Participate in clinical, research, and community service activities;
  • Have favorable interviews during the senior undergraduate year.

To learn more about this program, click here. 

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BS/MD Programs 2019 – 2020

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