Applying

Early Acceptance Programs

USF and the Division of Health Professions Advising have secured 3 major agreements with 2 health professions schools (LECOM and VCOM). In addition, we also have a special opportunity for students interested in St. Georges. Please see the following for more information:

1. Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)

A.  An Early Admissions Guarantee to medical, dental and pharmacy schools, for students who meet certain academic credentials.

Students who desire to enter the LECOM program for this academic year should submit an inquiry at http://portal.lecom.edu.

2. Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)

A.  Guaranteed Admissions Interview to VCOM for students who meet certain academic credentials.

B.  An Early Admissions Guarantee to medical school, for students who are from medically underserved, low income households, or underrepresented minorities in medicine, who meet certain academic credentials.

Students who desire to enter the VCOM program should send an email to healthprofadvise@usf.edu for more information.

3. St. George's University School of Medicine (SGU)

Please see the following PDF for more information about a special opportunity for USF students. All USF students that apply to St. George's Medical School will receive a guaranteed interview for St. George's Medical School pending completion of prerequisite courses and adequate GPA/MCAT.

In addition, any USF student that is accepted to the 4 year MD program for St. George's for January, April or August will receive a $10,000 grant, as well as the possibility for additional scholarship opportunities through St. George's, including the Chancellor of Excellence Scholarship Award of $94,500 and other scholarship opportunities.

For more questions, please contact Brad Schmidt (Bschmidt@sgu.edu) or Danamarie Mangano (Dmangano@sgu.edu).