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Accelerated Premedical-Medical Program (BS/MD)
Earn a BS and an MD in 7 years

Spend three years at Penn State followed by four years at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Complete a BS in year four and an MD in year seven. Since this programs inception in 1963 more than 1,000 Penn Staters have earned their B.S./M.D. degrees through this cooperative Premedical-Medical program.

Admissions Requirements

A total SAT score of 1470 and a rank in the top tenth of high school class is required to enter this rigorous academic program.

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Program Cost and Schedule

Students pay the regular tuition rates for Penn State for the first three years and then at SKMC at Thomas Jefferson for the final four years.

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