Quinnipiac University

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) Immersion Program

The School of Medicine offers an MCAT immersion program designed to help students develop test-taking strategies and optimize their overall score.

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 in the program must apply for acceptance.

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

NOTE: The application deadline for the 2020 program has passed. We are currently not accepting any further applications at this time.

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.

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