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  1. Review the Application Requirements
  2. Submit an Application
    • Scholl College is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine Application Service (AACPMAS), a centralized processing service for all candidates seeking admission to the podiatric medical educational institutions.
    • Candidates interested in applying should contact AACPMAS. Applications may be completed online at AACPMAS.
    • Applications open the first Wednesday of August.
    • Deadline for applications is June 30 of each year.
  3. Submit Official Transcripts
    • Applicants must submit official transcripts from every undergraduate or graduate college or university attended to AACPM.
  4. Submit Letters of Recommendation
    • Scholl College prefers but does not require at least one composite or committee letter from each applicant. In cases where no composite letter is available, one faculty letter will be accepted, preferably a science faculty member. For applicants currently pursuing or that have completed an advanced degree (MS, PhD, etc.), the Admissions Committee prefers the letter of recommendation comes from the advisor or the program director.
    • A letter from a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine indicating the applicant has shadowed and demonstrated interest in Podiatry.
    • To inquire about virtual shadowing sessions with Scholl Faculty, please email us at
    • To find a DPM to shadow, visit
    • Letters are accepted via Interfolio (either directly or through AACPMAS) or VirtualEval or sent directly to the Office of Admissions and Enrollment at the address below.
      • Rosalind Franklin University
        SCPM Admissions
        3333 Green Bay Road
        North Chicago, IL 60064-3095
  5. Submit MCAT Scores
    • Scholl College requires a MCAT score for candidates to be offered a seat in the program. However, scores are not required for consideration of an interview.
    • Applicants should plan to take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) prior to applying to Scholl College.
    • Applicants who plan to take winter or spring exams will be evaluated on a space availability basis only.
    • MCAT results that are more than three years old at the time of projected matriculation will not be accepted or reviewed.
  6. Background Check
    • Upon acceptance, candidates will be asked to complete and pass a Rosalind Franklin University background check.
  7. Technical Standards