Pre-Medical Program

West Chester University

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


Temple University School of Dental Medicine


Time of Application:

  • After at least 90 credits completed at WCU.

Standards of the Program:

  • Minimum total SAT score (critical reading and math) of 1150.
  • Student must be a science major at WCU with the necessary prerequisites for dental school. Students will complete at least 1 year of English, 1 year of biology, 1 year of inorganic chemistry, and 1 year of organic chemistry by the end of their sophomore year, and 1 year of physics by the end of their junior year (with the associated laboratory coursework).
  • Minimum basic science GPA of 3.20 or better, science GPA of 3.20 or better.
  • Student can receive conditional acceptance based upon the anticipated completion of the above requirements before June 30th of the admission year.
  • Interview with the WCU Pre-Medical Committee
  • Complete successful interview at Temple University School of Dental Medicine.

Student must self-identify as interested in the program so that you take the necessary courses and meet academic standards. No supplemental application is required.

Program Timetable:

  • Interview with WCU Pre-Medical committee during the fall of junior year.
  • Receive letter of support from WCU Pre-Medical Committee.
  • DAT exam must be taken no later than October of junior year.
  • Submit an application through AADSAS during the fall of junior year.
  • Interview with Temple University School of Dental Medicine.
  • Admission to Temple University School of Dental Medicine upon completion of senior year at WCU.