PCOM Accelerated Medical Program

  • Program Description

    • 3+4 and 4+4 pre-medical programs with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM)
    •  Qualified students will be conditionally guaranteed an interview with PCOM, an advantage over students at other institutions at the time of application
    •  Qualified students can gain conditionally guaranteed acceptance as early as senior year of high school
    •  Students in the 3+4 program can earn a B.S. in health sciences from Gannon University after the completion of their first year at PCOM

    Liberal Studies Core

    The Liberal Studies Core Curriculum is one reflection of Gannon University's commitment to its Catholic identity. The Core's design offers students a defined, integrated, shared experience as the foundation for their undergraduate program.

    Gannon University Undergraduate Entry Requirements

    •  Achieve a minimum SAT score of 1150 in critical reading and math or ACT composite score of 25 or higher
    •  Achieve a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale
    •  Obtain a rank in the top 25% of your high school class
    •  Complete four years of science courses and four years of math courses at the high school level
    •  Provide evidence of scholarly, professional and personal potential and a desire to become an osteopathic physician
    •  Achieve a minimum SAT score of 1150 in critical reading and math or ACT composite score of 25 or higher
    •  Achieve a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale
    •  Obtain a rank in the top 25% of your high school class
    •  Complete four years of science courses and four years of math courses at the high school level
    •  Provide evidence of scholarly, professional and personal potential and a desire to become an osteopathic physician

    Admissions Process

    Students who meet all entry requirements listed below will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. A maximum of 10 students will be accepted into this program each year. At their discretion, PCOM may allow additional students entry into the program.

    Affiliate Entry Requirements

    • Successfully complete the course requirements for PCOM
    • Earn an overall GPA of 3.0 through the junior year for the 4+4 program or 3.2 through the sophomore year for the 3+4 program
    • Submit an application to PCOM through AACOMAS no later than mid-January the year the student plans to matriculate to PCOM 
    • Successfully complete a personal interview with PCOM