MCAT Immersion Program 2020 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 2, 2019
Deadline: March 31, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

What is the start date of the program?
The program begins June 6, 2020. Program participants will spend 6 weeks on campus.

How long will the program run?
The program runs for six weeks, June 6-July 19, 2020.

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.

When is the application due?
All application and supplemental materials must be received by March 31.

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

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

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

Application Form


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Required Documents

Please submit the following documents:

Personal essay
We require a 500-word, typed and double-spaced essay answering: Why should you be chosen to participate in the MCAT Immersion Program?

Attach your essay as a PDF document No File Chosen Maximum total attachment sizes: 10MB

Letter of recommendation
We also require one letter of recommendation from a science professor. Non-traditional applicants may submit one letter from an employer. Please have your letter writer email their letter as a PDF document to: medicine@qu.edu. They should include your name in the subject line of the email.

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