Postbaccalaureate Application, Requirements and Instructions

Eligibility
  • Have earned at least a bachelor’s degree by the time of enrollment, with no natural science lab classes taken. (If you have taken one or two of the prerequisite classes already, please contact the Program Director to discuss eligibility).
  • Strong academic ability, evidenced by a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. A holistic admission decision will be based on multiple factors, including ACT/SAT scores, your motivation for becoming a physician (or other healthcare professional), work history, volunteer activities, and other extracurricular involvement.
  • US citizen or permanent resident. (International students interested in specific coursework should please contact the Program Director).
To Apply
  • Visit the PostBacCAS website: https://postbaccas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login, click “Create Account”, and complete the online application. (Preferred browsers are Google Chrome or Firefox).
  • Submit the following supplemental application documents:
    • Official transcripts from each institution attended
      • Download a Transcript Request Form in the “Academic History” section of your PostBacCAS online application for each institution attended. Send the Request Form to the Registrar’s Office of each institution (along with any associated transcript fee). The Registrar’s Office will then send your official transcript directly to PostBacCAS.
    • A copy of either your ACT or SAT scores
      • Upload to the Loras College “Program Materials” section of your PostBacCAS online application.  Unofficial copies are acceptable.
    • Current resume
      • Upload to the Loras College “Program Materials” section of your PostBacCAS online application.
    • Two Letters of Recommendation
      • Create two Recommendation Requests in the “Supporting Information” section of your PostBacCAS online application, which will then be emailed to your references. Your references will upload their recommendation directly to an Evaluator Portal which will then automatically get sent to PostBacCAS.
Application Deadlines
  • For students applying to begin in Summer 2018: the PostBacCAS online application should be submitted and all supplemental application documents should be received by May 1, 2018.
  • For students applying to begin in Fall 2018: the PostBacCAS online application should be submitted and all supplemental application documents should be received by August 1, 2018.
  • For students applying to begin in Spring 2019: the PostBacCAS online application should be submitted and all supplemental application documents should be received by January 2, 2019.  *Please note: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the application deadline for each term. The 12 month program completion timeline can only be met when students begin the program in the Summer term.

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Questions? Contact Us.

Questions related to program, courses or eligibility, please contact:
Dr. Kate Cooper
Program Director
premed@loras.edu

Questions related to our application requirements or our admission process, please contact:
Megan Henderson
Associate Director of Admission
megan.henderson@loras.edu