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Premed/Prehealth/Prevet Studies

Goucher College
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Baltimore
English
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Goucher College

Program description

Premed/Prehealth/Prevet Studies

The Premedical/Prehealth Program at Goucher provides the comprehensive coursework and scientific background necessary for professional and graduate school in the health professions, including Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Podiatric Medicine, Optometry, Physician Assistant, Doctorate in Pharmacy and Doctorate in Physical Therapy. At Goucher we value the academic discipline and problem-solving skills necessary for careers that require life-long learning.

Admission requirements

Goucher College is a four-year residential private liberal arts college. The selection process is highly individualized, and members of Goucher's Admissions Committee read every application, paying particular attention to personal qualities and intellectual promise. Admission is granted to the college for fall and spring semester. We accept the Common Application.

Goucher has adopted a test-optional program, where submitting scores for the SAT Reasoning Test and ACT with writing are optional when applying for admission. Although you may elect not to submit scores as part of the process of determining admission, please know that all admitted applicants who matriculate must furnish test scores for research and advising purposes.

Applicants whose first language is not English must submit either the TOEFL or IELTS exam. For the TOEFL, we require a score of 80 or higher with at least a 20 in each section. For the IELTS we require a score of 28 with no section score lower than 7.0.


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Program content

You can apply to medical school with almost any major, as long as you meet the minimum requirements. However, medical schools do expect applicants to perform extremely well in science courses. The smaller the number of science courses, the more weight that each individual science course carries.

Many students interested in medicine major in the sciences because of their intellectual curiosity in this area, and the course requirements for medical school align well with a biology or chemistry major. Nationwide, approximately 60% of people in medical schools have biology degrees, 25-30% have chemistry or engineering degrees, and the remaining 10-15% have humanities and social sciences degrees.

Tuition fees

The total cost of attendance is $60,150 per year. This includes tuition and required fees, plus room and board. However, 96% of Goucher students receive financial assistance at an average of $37,500 per year.

Scholarships & funding

Goucher offers generous financial aid (consisting of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study) to help bridge the gap between your family's resources and the cost of attending Goucher. Ninety-six percent of Goucher students receive financial aid. We work with each of our students to make college accessible. Please visit the website for more information. 

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Goucher College

Goucher College

Goucher College is preparing its students for the jobs of the future. Located just outside of Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., the college focuses on helping students become self-directed learners who can delve into complex problems, learn from others with different views,...


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Goucher College

1021 Dulaney Valley Rd.
21204 Baltimore Maryland
United States of America

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www.goucher.edu

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