Program Outcomes

The one-year Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medicine Certificate program at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is committed to preparing students to begin their careers as physicians through a collaborative and holistic approach that promotes academic success with highly personalized advising and instruction by top-notch faculty at a state of the art facility.

Of the 10 members of Cohort 1 (completed program in April 2016):

  • One student was accepted by GW's MD program through our linkage and began medical school in August 2016. 
  • Of the remaining members of the inaugural cohort, 8 applied to medical school for entry in 2017 and 1 chose to extend her glide year and is planning to apply to Physical Therapy programs in 2018-2019 with support from the program. 
  • All (100%) of those who applied were invited to at least one interview. 
  • Seven students (90%) were admitted to at least one medical school, often their top choice, and some had multiple offers, in their first application cycle.
  • One student remained on the top half of two waitlists and re-applied in the 2018 admissions cycle with support from the program. She has been admitted to medical school, bringing the success rate for Cohort 1 to 100%.

To date, of the 17 members of Cohort 2 (completed the program in April 2017):

  • 14 applied in the current 2018 medical school admissions cycle.
  • 13 of 14 were admitted to at least one medical school, and most have multiple offers, bringing the overall success rate for program graduates who've applied to medical school to 96%

Results of the MCAT examination:

  • To date, the average overall score on the MCAT exam among graduates, including initial scores and re-takes, is 509 (79th percentile rank)
Medical Schools which Accepted Graduates
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences SUNY Downstate College of Medicine University of Maryland School of Medicine
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Dell Medical School/University of Texas at Austin Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia
University of Florida College of Medicine The Ohio State University College of Medicine Western University of Health Sciences - COMP - Northwest
University of Central Florida College of Medicine University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
New York Medical College University of Michigan Medical School Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Drexel University College of Medicine Stony Brook School of Medicine East Tennesse State University Quillen College of Medicine  
University of Minnesota School of Medicine Wake Forest School of Medicine University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville 
Rush Medical College Georgetown University School of Medicine Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia  Eastern Virginia Medical School Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine Midwestern University's Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University
University of Vermont Einstein, Albany Quinnipiac
SUNY Upstate Stony Brook University Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Tulane University Temple University
NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Rutgers University McGovern Medical School
Texas A&M UT-Galveston UNC Chapel Hill
UT-Southwestern University of Incarnate World National University of Ireland. Galway
Loyola University Texas Christian University College of Osteopathic Medicine - Touro University Nevada
College of Osteopathic Medicine - Pacfic Northwest University Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine Saint Louis University
College of Osteopathic Medicine - Rocky Vista University