Pre-Medical Program

West Chester University

Dr. Stephen J. Zimniski
West Chester, PA 19383
610-436-2978
pmed@wcupa.edu


 

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Option 1 for high school seniors:

Time of Application:

  • Senior year in high school.

Standards of the Program:

  • Minimum total SAT score (critical reading and math) of 1250.
  • High school GPA of 3.50 or better.
  • Admission to WCU Pre-Medical Program - includes submission of a WCU admissions application, personal statement, transcript(s), SAT scores. Interview with West Chester University Pre-Medical Program Director.

Program Timetable:

  • Notify WCU Pre-Medical program of intent to apply for LECOM Early Acceptance Program
  • Interview with WCU Pre-Medical Program Director.
  • Interview with LECOM prior to matriculation at WCU.

Option 2 for WCU students:

Time of Application:

  • Upon matriculation as a freshman at WCU through beginning of sophomore year.

Standards of the Program:

  • See option 1 standards
  • Documented health care experience is not required, but highly recommended
  • An overall GPA at WCU of 3.40 or better.
  • An overall science course GPA at WCU of 3.20 or better.

Program Timetable:

  • Notify WCU Pre-Medical program of intent to apply for LECOM Early Acceptance Program up to fall of sophomore year.
  • Documented health care experience is not required, but highly recommended
  • Interview with WCU Pre-Medical Committee in fall of sophomore year.
  • Interview with LECOM within first two years of Early Acceptance Program.

Criteria for Continued Participation in Program:

  • MCAT exam at end of junior year at WCU.
  • A total Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) score of 24 or better with no individual subscore less than 7.
  • File an AACOMAS application and LECOM supplemental application by January 31st of senior year at WCU.
  • Submit D.O. Letter of recommendation to LECOM by February 28th of senior year.
  • Admission to LECOM upon completion of senior year at WCU.