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 an admissions application, personal statement, transcript(s), SAT scores. Interview with West Chester University Pre-Medical Program Director. The deadline for completion is November 1st. These items should be submitted to the WCU Undergraduate Admissions Office (100 West Rosedale Avenue, West Chester, PA 19383).

Program Timetable:

  • Notify WCU Pre-Medical program of intent to apply for LECOM Early Acceptance Program (please submit this application to the WCU Pre-Medical Program Office prior to November 1st.)
  • Interview with WCU Pre-Medical Program Director prior to November 1st.
  • 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.