The admissions committee recommends that you complete more than the minimum requirements in the area of natural sciences to demonstrate your readiness for the rigorous curriculum. However, the committee welcomes applicants with preparation in the humanities and liberal arts who have completed the required coursework.
Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT)
You are required to take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) to apply to the USC School of Medicine Greenville. The MCAT must be taken during or no more than two years prior to the application year.
2022-2023 cycle: We will accept MCAT scores from 2020, 2021 and 2022. Because of COVID-19 disruption, if you wish to retake the MCAT, new scores will be accepted through February 2023 (last testing date must be no later than January 2023). We suggest reviewing MCAT study materials.
All candidates for admission and current students at the USC School of Medicine Greenville must demonstrate attributes needed to practice medicine. You should possess sufficient intellectual capacity, physical ability, emotional and psychological stability, interpersonal sensitivity, and communication skills to acquire the scientific knowledge, interpersonal and technical competencies, professional attitudes and clinical abilities required for the practice of medicine.
Review a description of the technical standards necessary to meet the requirements of the M.D. curriculum and to graduate as skilled and effective medical practitioners.