Joint Medical Program Applicants Back to Apply / Process JOINT MEDICAL PROGRAM APPLICATION MATERIALS ApplicationCommon App $70 App Fee or Fee Waiver RequestRequired Pitzer Writing SupplementCommon App Prompts Teacher RecommendationsOne Required School/College ReportRequired Official TranscriptsRequired InterviewRequired SAT or ACT ScoresRequired* APPLY NOW * Applicants for Fall 2021 will not be required to submit SAT or ACT scores. PITZER COLLEGE & WESTERN UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES A joint Admission Committee admits a maximum of six students each year to this highly selective program. BEST PREPARATION FOR ADMISSION Applicants are expected to have taken some of the most challenging courses offered at their high school, including Honor/AP/IB biology > Honor/AP/IB chemistry > Honor/AP/IB physics > Honor/AP/IB calculus. Community involvement and motivation for a career in primary care medicine must be evident. Learn more about our Joint Medical Program! APPLICATION DETAILS Pitzer Writing Supplement The required Pitzer Writing Supplement section of the Common Application includes the following essay prompt, which should be answered in 650 words or less: Please discuss your interest in osteopathic medicine and what personal characteristics and experiences make you a good match for the program. Interview Finalists are required to come for a day-long personal interview with the Admission Committee in late February/early March.