Post Baccalaureate Program FAQ
- Application Process
- Prerequisites and Required Experience
- GPA and MCAT Requirements
- Letters of Recommendation
- Financial Aid
Q: How do I apply to the Post Baccalaureate Program?
A: You are required to apply to the Post Baccalaureate Program using the California Post Baccalaureate Consortium application. Review the UCSF Post Baccalaureate Application Process webpage for more information on the application process.
Q: Can I be in the process of completing coursework and still apply to the Post Baccalaureate Program?
A: Yes, applicants may be in the process of completing coursework but must show successful completion of courses by June 15 of the year they matriculate.
Q: Do you accept pass/no pass grading?
A: Yes, we will accept pass/no pass grading.
Q: Are community college courses accepted?
A: Yes, we will accept coursework taken at accredited community colleges.
Q: Do you have a minimum GPA and MCAT requirement?
A: Yes, see the Post Baccalaureate Eligibility Requirements webpage for GPA and MCAT minimums.
Q: How many letters of recommendation are required?
A: We require a minimum of three letters of recommendation, and at least one of the letters should be from faculty who have taught you or supervised you in research. We prefer a second letter from faculty as well, however it is not required.
Q: Is financial aid available for the Post Baccalaureate Program?
A. Yes, students in the Post Baccalaureate Program qualify for federal loans and scholarships based on need. See the UCSF Financial Aid webpage for more information, including a student budget.