Pre-Health Application Timeline | Pre-Health Professions

Application Timeline

For chiropractic, dental, medical, optometry, pharmacy, veterinary

Junior year, spring semester

  • Prepare for admissions exam (DAT, GRE, MCAT, OAT, PCAT)
  • Solicit recommendation letters from science faculty
  • Interview with the premedical advisory committee (dental, medical, and optometry only)

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 professional program
  • Summer after graduation from College
  • Begin your professional program

For allied health programs (dental hygiene, nursing, medical imaging & radiation sciences)

Sophomore year, fall semester

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

Sophomore year, spring semester

  • Find out if you were accepted into your health professions program
  • Summer after sophomore year begin your professional program after acceptance