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Accelerated Premedical-Medical Program (B.S./M.D.)

Earn a B.S. and an M.D. in Seven 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 B.S. in year four and an M.D. in year seven. Since this cooperative program's inception in 1963, more than 1,000 Penn Staters have earned their B.S./M.D. degrees through it.

Admission Requirements

Applying in your senior year of high school is required for this rigorous academic program.

Three pre-med students studying together

Program FAQs

Get the answers to your most-asked questions.

A Member of our Prehealth Advising team talking to a future student during the college Welcome Day event.

Program Cost and Schedule

Students pay the regular tuition rates for Penn State for the first three years and then at Sidney Kimmel Medical College for the final four years.

Rise Up students working on an anatomical model in a laboratory setting.
Premedical-medical program students working in the lab.

Accelerated Premedical-Medical Program Brochure

Note: The application deadline for the 2025–26 academic year is October 15, 2024. The brochure shown here is for the 2024-2025 academic year. 

Please be sure to also review, above, our updated admission requirements, program FAQs, and program cost and schedule.