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Application Requirements

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Prerequisite Courses

The courses below are required for admission. You may apply while coursework is in progress:

Prerequisite Courses Semester Hours Quarter Hours
Biology or Zoology with Lab 8 12
Inorganic Chemistry with Lab 8 12
Organic Chemistry with Lab 4 6
Physics with Lab 8 12
Behavioral/Social Sciences (first-year Psychology and Sociology recommended) 3 4
  • Prerequisite course grades must be “C” or better.
  • The Admissions Committee recommends but does not require human anatomy, physiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and statistics.

Bachelor’s Degree

To be considered for admission, you must have a BA or BS, or complete the requirements for a bachelor’s degree before enrollment. The degree must be from an accredited institution.

Test Scores

A competitive score on the MCAT exam is required.

Casper Assessment

The CASPer examination has been waived for the current application cycle. All applicants to the Pre-Matriculation Program at Rosalind Franklin University are required to complete the Medicine version of the CASPer assessment to assist with our selection process. Successful completion of CASPer is mandatory. Please go to to sign up and reserve a test.

Letters of Recommendation

Either one committee letter or three individual letters of recommendation from persons involved in the applicant’s previous educational experience are required.


Applicants must submit official transcripts submitted from each college, university and community college previously attended.

Experience, Leadership and Volunteerism

Applicants must demonstrate interest in and understanding of the healthcare field and its various components. Applicants should also be able to convey their motivation and commitment to health care as demonstrated by previous employment, volunteer work or other experiences. The Admissions Committee also seeks leadership characteristics through academic or community service activities as well as a commitment to public service through a variety of humanitarian activities.


The PMP program is designed for students who seek to increase their competitiveness before applying to a professional program. Applicants should demonstrate strong oral and communication skills throughout their application.