MCAT Immersion Program 2018 Application

The Quinnipiac University Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) Immersion program is designed to increase the number of underrepresented students scoring competitively on the exam. Students interested in participating should complete the application form below.

Applicants must be a college junior, senior or postgraduate who have completed all prerequisite science courses required of acceptance to medical school with a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or better, and is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Each student must have their own laptop computer.

Application opens: December 1, 2017
Deadline for application: March 30, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who is eligible?
Applicants must be a college junior, senior, or postgraduate who has completed all prerequisite science courses with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

2. What is the start date of the program? (June 2, 2018)
Program participants will spend (6) weeks on campus typically starting the first weekend of June and will run approximately 6 weeks from start date; participants will then complete an additional (6) weeks online

3. How long will the program run?
(6) weeks on campus and (6) weeks off- 12 weeks total.

4. Is there an application process?
Yes, applicants will submit an electronic application that will require all transcripts from current and prior institutions, an essay, and 1 letter of recommendation from a science faculty member or employer for those who are not currently enrolled. All completed applications will be reviewed by faculty committee.

5. When is the application due?
All application and supplemental materials must be received by March 30.

6. Are there any additional costs?
All associated program fees are covered w/financial support, along with some travel reimbursement.

7. What support materials will be provided?
All MCAT testing materials will be provided, but students MUST provide their own laptop computer.

8. Will housing be provided?
Yes, housing will be provided.

Application Form


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Required Documents

Please submit the following documents:


One (1) recommendation letter from a science professor. Non-traditional applicants may submit one (1) letter from an employer. No File Chosen Maximum total attachment sizes: 10MB

A 500-word, typed and double-spaced essay answering: Why should you be chosen to participate in the MCAT Immersion Program? No File Chosen Maximum total attachment sizes: 10MB

Note: A grade point average of at least 3.00 is required for coursework in biology, chemistry, physics and statistics/math.

Charles Collier 
Quinnipiac University, MD-SOM
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518-1908