Application Information for Record Enhancing Program


Our new record enhancing program offers two tracks!  Track one offers the opportunity to complete or retake pre-med required courses, to take upper level science classes, receive MCAT preparation, tutoring and supplemental instruction to improve your science aptitude, learning techniques, study strategies and test taking skills.

Track two is in partnership with the Department of Physiology and offers the one year non-thesis M.S. in Physiology  to further improve your credentials at the graduate level while continuing to receive support from our program every step of the way.  Accepted students must enroll in track one in order to be considered for track two. Students who qualify and wish to go directly into the M.S. in Physiology Pre-healthcare concentration Program may click here and proceed with applying through the graduate school.

Students in both tracks will have the opportunity to engage in shadowing physicians, volunteering in the community, receiving application development and more!

There are 15 spots available for the fall 2024 cohort which begins Monday August 19, 2024. Selected applicants are required to attend a mandatory orientation week July 22 - July 26, 2024 prior to starting the program. This program is available for in state and out of state students. Scholarships are available!


  • Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Must have earned a bachelor's or advanced degree (masters or doctorate) from an accredited college or university in the United States
  • Please note: College seniors may apply if graduating before the fall 2024 semester begins
  • Must provide one of the following standardized test score which may include the MCAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, SAT or ACT.
  • Must have completed 13 credit hours or more of pre-med level course work in biology, chemistry and physics
  • Minimum 2.9 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0


  • Complete the on-line application and submit it to our service account, .  
  • Provide two letters of recommendation.  Recommenders must complete our Recommendation Form and send it to our service account at . In addition to the completed form, a letter on letterhead may be included.  Please note:Recommenders may include professors/instructors, advisors, mentors, supervisors, colleagues, health professionals you've shadowed or met with, volunteer coordinators, etc. Anyone who can speak about you academically, professionally or personally (e.g., volunteer, community member, mentee, etc.  Family members are NOT recommended.
  • Official transcripts from each U.S. college/university you have attended is required. *Exception for current or former U of L students. (See below)
PLEASE NOTE:  If you currently or previously attended the University of Louisville, an unofficial transcript is acceptable and may be sent to our service account, .  If you transferred to U of L and already submitted official transcripts from other schools previously attended, we will accept those transcripts. You DO NOT have to request them to be sent again as long as they're already on file.  You may contact our office to check first.   If you attended other schools after attending the University of Louisville and those transcripts are NOT on file then you must have official transcripts sent to the address below. 
Official Transcripts must be sent to the U of L Admissions Office
University of Louisville
Office of Admissions AO
Louisville, KY 40292 


The Program Advisory Committee will review applications to determine if an applicant will be invited to interview. If invited, interviews are virtual and conducted by the Program Advisory Commitee.  Interviewees are notified of their status via e-mail within 1-2 weeks after the interview.


The application cycle for the 2024 cohort has been extended to Wednesday May 1, 2024All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m.