Timelines


Dental/Medical/Optometry/Pharmacy/Physician Assistant/Veterinary

Junior Year, Spring Semester

  • Prepare for admissions exam (DAT, GRE, MCAT, OAT, PCAT)
  • Solicit recommendation letters from science faculty
  • Interview with the Pre-Health Advisory Committee (dental, medical, physician assistant, and optometry)

Summer before Senior Year

  • Take admissions exam
  • Apply to health professions program

Senior Year, Fall Semester

  • Interview with admissions committee beginning in October
  • Deadline for applying to program (varies from October to December)

Senior Year, Spring Semester

  • Find out if you were accepted into your health professions program

Summer after graduation from College

  • Begin your professional program 

Allied Health Programs (Dental Hygiene/Nursing/Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences) 

Senior Year, Fall Semester

  • Solicit recommendation letters from science faculty
  • Apply to health professions program
    • Most deadlines occur between January 15th and March 1st

Senior Year, Spring Semester

  • Find out if you were accepted into your health professions program

Summer after graduation from College

  • Begin your professional program