If you plan to apply to OU-HCOM, you will need:

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution
     
  • U.S. citizenship or a permanent visa
     
  • A full academic year with no grade lower than a C (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) in each of the following:
Course Requirement Semester
Hours
Quarter
Hours

English

6 9

Behavioral Science
(e.g. psychology, sociology, anthropology)

6 9

Biology / Zoology

8 12

General Chemistry

8 12

Organic Chemistry

8 12

Physics

8 12


Additional coursework in biochemistry, anatomy and histology is recommended but not required.

Appropriate lab work should also be taken with Biology/Zoology, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Physics

  • For fall 2015 entry - only MCAT tests taken in 2012, 2013 and 2014 will be considered valid. Results from the January 2015 MCAT administration will be given consideration provided that you have at least one other valid MCAT score on file.
     
  • Letters of recommendation from either a premed committee OR two letters from natural science faculty who taught you in class.
     
  • The ability to meet Health and Technical Standards
     
  • Laptops are required

For information on average MCAT scores and science GPA's visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

 

     
     
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