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School of Medicine

Students in white coats on the State House steps


Our students are getting hands-on clinical experience, exposure to state-of-the-art technology and the opportunity to explore specialties like rural health. Are you ready to join them?

Your Background

We're looking for a diverse group of students who are interested in making a big impact on the health of our state. We use a holistic process to review each application, taking into account your unique academic and professional background. Each student is expected to completed our required undergraduate courses before applying. As a South Carolina-based school, we prioritize applicants who have a significat connection to South Carolina. 


Exams and Standards 

You should plan to take the MCAT exam before applying. We also ask each student to review our technical standards to ensure they're able to meet the physical, emotional and social demands of our program. 


Staying on Track

We keep our class sizes small so we can give you the attention you deserve. That also makes our admissions very competitive, so it's important that you stick to our timeline in order to be considered for admission.  


Getting a Solid Background 

Our school offers a certificate program in biomedical sciences, which is a great way to improve your medical knowledge, grades and test scores before applying to our medical program.