Joint Medical Program Applicants

JOINT MEDICAL PROGRAM

APPLICATION MATERIALS
ApplicationCommon App
$70 App Fee or Fee
Waiver Request
Required
Pitzer Writing
Supplement
Common App Prompts
Teacher
Recommendations
Two Required
School/College
Report
Required
Official
Transcripts
Required
InterviewRequired
SAT or ACT ScoresRequired

* Required under certain circumstances.

Pitzer College Joint Medical

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.

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 March.