Pre-Medical Scholars Programs Eligibility Requirements

This program allows students to focus solely on their undergraduate education and alleviates the pressure of taking the MCAT. The programs are non-binding, students can exit whenever they want to, but guaranteed acceptance is forfeited.

St. Louis University
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Eligibility:
  • ACT composite score of at least 30 or corresponding SAT score
  • Have a GPA of 3.5 at the end of sophomore year
  • Have a GPA of 3.5 or greater for all four years.

Additional Requirements:

  • Attending an interview with a SLU admission counselor
  • 135 hours shadowing experience prior to the interview


Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Eligibility:
  • A cumulative and science GPA of 3.4 or greater
  • A “B” or greater in all the prerequisite courses
  • Students must complete 75% of the pre-requisite courses at the end of their second year

Additional Requirements:

  • A shadowing experience of 135 hours prior to acceptance into the program A
  • Attending an interview with the KCOM selection committee
  • Accepted students must maintain a 3.4 GPA. 

University of Missouri Bryant Scholars
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Eligibility:

  • ACT composite of 28 or higher or equivalent SAT score
  • An overall high school GPA of 3.5
  • Attended a high school with NCES code and commit to participating in the Rural Track Programs during medical school
  • Students must also maintain a GPA of 3.3 or greater, receive a B or higher in required courses
  • Receive a 27 composite MCAT score.

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
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Eligibility:

  • ACT composite of 28 or higher or corresponding SAT score
  • An overall GPA of 3.25 or higher and a science GPA of 3.5 at the end of freshman year.

Additional Requirements:

  • Attending an interview with the Drury Pre-Medical Committee and a representative from KCUMB.
  • Accepted students must maintain an overall GPA of 3.25 and a science GPA of 3.5 each semester of the second and third years.
  • After the third year at Drury, accepted students matriculate at KCUMB.

University of Missouri - Kansas City
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Eligibility:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 at the end of the second year and a cumulative science GPA of 3.5 in all of the prerequisite courses by obtaining a B- or greater in these required courses.

Additional Requirements:

  • A shadowing experience of 135 hours prior to the interview
  • Attending an interview at the UMKC School of Medicine during September-October of their third or fourth years of undergraduate.
  • Students must obtain a cumulative MCAT score of 26 or higher and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 for all four years.