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Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program

Summer Scholarships Available

UVM is pleased to offer a scholarship to the first 25 admitted and enrolled students who start the program this summer.

To receive the scholarship, you must successfully enroll in two or more summer courses. There is no separate application; your advisor will notify you if you are eligible for the scholarship.

The scholarship will cover the cost of one course (3 or 4 credits).

Apply today to start the 12-24 month program, designed to help you achieve your goal of admission into medical school or other health professional programs.

Hear Why Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Students Choose UVM

At the University of Vermont, our Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program is designed to provide students with the prerequisite coursework and access to research and direct patient care experiences prior to applying to health and medical school. Whether you are right out of college, or are seeking to change careers, our 12-24 month customized Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program will ensure that you get the preparation and background needed for acceptance into professional programs.

This program is right for you if ...

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.2 or higher, and a strong academic record.
  • You lack the science and math courses needed for admission into healthcare professional programs.
  • You want personalized advising and support.

See our Admission Requirements page for more details.

Our Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program boasts a high acceptance rate into medical school and has helped students pursue medical, dental, veterinary, pharmacy, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, physical therapy, and other health professions. With specialized tracks that help students pursue a background in a specific medical field of interest, you’ll find the most relevant courses to help get you prepared.

Have you completed your premedical courses and need an academic enhancement program? UVM's Master of Medical Science is for you.

Post-Baccalaureate Tracks

Why Choose the University of Vermont?

Access to UVM Medical Center & Level I Trauma Center

Because of our unique partnership with the award-winning UVM Medical Center Level 1 Trauma Center and top-ranked academic medical center, you will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, outstanding faculty, unique research opportunities, and direct patient care experiences that will help you gain an edge when you apply to medical school.

Integration with UVM’s Larner College of Medicine

UVM’s Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program is aligned with our top-ranked Larner College of Medicine and academic medical center focused on outstanding patient care, integrated education, and innovative research – all through a supportive community. Many of the faculty who teach our science courses are also College of Medicine faculty and our Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program has a linkage agreement with UVM’s Larner College of Medicine, which guarantees you an interview if you meet high academic standards. Learn more on our Linkage Agreements page.

Personalized Academic Support

Where are you today and where do you want to be tomorrow? You will receive personalized advising and support every step of the way. And once you join one of our programs, you will join a select group of driven students where you have opportunities to learn together in innovative classes, taught by world-class scholars. Learn more on our Student Support page.


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“UVM’s Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program is unparalleled because of the multitude of opportunities for research and patient care right on your doorstep. Having a hospital on campus is incredibly rare to find, and I was able to be a part of more patient care experiences because I could walk right to the hospital from any of my classes.”

Joy B., 2016 Post-Baccalaureate Student
Entering Fall 2017 UVM’s Larner College of Medicine

“I recently was accepted to the UVM Larner College of Medicine after completing the Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program at UVM. The courses I took through the Post-Baccalaureate Program provided me with the knowledge I needed to prepare me for success on the MCAT and applying to medical school. I benefited from excellent professors and guidance from my advisor.”

Jared B., 2015 Post-Baccalaureate Student
Entering Fall 2017 UVM’s  Larner College of Medicine

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A Post Baccalaureate Premedical Program Can Be the Key to Med School

Students who have set their sights on applying to medical schools and health professional schools now have another option through the University of Vermont’s Post Baccalaureate Premedical Program.

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