Post-baccalaureate Premedical Program

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The University of Louisville offers a premed preparation program designed for career changers who  desire to pursue medical school but lack the premed courses and preparation for admissions. The Post-baccalaureate Premedical Program is offered jointly by the School of Medicine and the College of Arts and Sciences.


This is a competitive program with 20 spots available per academic year, Fall entry only.  Applicants must meet the following requirements for rolling admission.

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Earned a bachelor's or advanced degree from an accredited college or university in the United States
  • Have a 3.3 grade point average from undergraduate or graduate school
  • Have no more than 12 credit hours in premedical science course work (not including English and math courses)

Our program is committed to create a diverse healthcare workforce that reflects our diverse community at large. Women and underrepresented minority students are particularly encouraged to apply.

What this program can do for you:

  • Provide you with a supportive student-friendly environment
  • Provide personalized advising
  • Provide enrichment activities and experiences
  • Provide assured admission to the University of Louisville School of Medicine and more!


For more information about the Post-baccalaureate Premedical Program for career changers, please contact our office at (502) 852-2879 or send an email to

Center for Advising and Support Services
College of Arts and Sciences
University of Louisville
Louisville, Ky 40292

Please visit the Post-baccalaureate website for more information. (