Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program
The Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical (PBPM) is designed for college graduates with strong academic records who have made a late decision to pursue a career in medicine. The one-year, full-time, residential program provides the science courses students need to be eligible for medical school admission.
Schedule & Format
Note: The program is not remedial. It is not intended for individuals who wish to strengthen a weak academic record.
- Full Time
- One-Year Residential Program
- Charlottesville, VA
Individualized Support Small class sizes of 30-40 students, ensures individualized attention
- Program Director with 20 years of experience helping pre-meds prepare for and succeed in the application process for med school
- Academic Director with 35 years of teaching pre-med students
- Medical Director with 25 years in academic practice
Bachelor's DegreeGPA of 3.25 or higher
DeadlinesApplications accepted Aug 1 - Feb 15
Tuition & Financial Aid
Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates are adjusted annually.
Financial AidFinancial aid, scholarships and payment plans are available
Tuition & Financial Aid Details
Medical School Admission Success
The Post-Bac Pre-Med Program has a 95 percent acceptance rate to medical school. This success is attributed to the expert, individualized guidance students receive throughout the medical school application, interview process, and MCAT preparation.
- Post-Bac Pre-Med
Susan Salko brings nearly 20 years of experience helping pre-meds prepare for and succeed in their quest to enter medical school and become physicians. She's just one member of the supportive team that supports, academically prepares, and provides students with the opportunities to gain the clinical experience needed to be competitive in medical school.
I stand ready to guide you through what is a rigorous but exciting first step on your journey to becoming a physician.
Our students and alumni can tell you the impact the Post-Bac Pre-Med program has had on their lives and careers.
After earning a Ph.D. in English, Lee Spitzer was inspired to enroll in the Post-Bac Pre-Med program after working with cancer patients and caregivers through a creative writing program he developed at Washington University’s Siteman Cancer Center.
Seeing health care disparities first hand, Angela Mosley decided to pursue a career in medicine. UVa's Post-Bac Pre-Med Program was one of five programs she considered.