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
One Required
School/College
Report
Required
Official
Transcripts
Required
InterviewRequired
SAT or ACT ScoresRequired*

* Applicants for Fall 2021 will not be required to submit SAT or ACT scores. 

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.

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.