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ROSS 3 + 4 ACCELERATED MEDICAL PROGRAM This agreement with Ross University School of Medicine allows qualified students to earn a bachelor's degree from Gannon and an M.D. degree from Ross University in a total of seven years. Under the agreement, students complete three years of study at Gannon and then enroll in the Ross University School of Medicine. After completing two semesters of coursework at Ross University, students are awarded a bachelor's degree in Health Science from Gannon. Ross University's School of Medicine is located on the island of Dominica in the Caribbean. Students spend 4 semesters on the island completing the basic science curriculum before beginning their clinical training in the United States. During Ross's 33-year history, more than 7,700 Ross graduates have entered U.S. residency programs in every specialty in medicine, including programs at all of the major academic medical centers. Ross graduates now typically comprise the largest medical school cohort in the National Residency Match Program. Admissions Requirements for incoming Gannon students: •

Completion of four years of science courses at the high school level.

Completion of four years of math courses at the high school level.

Minimum SAT score of 1150 (out of 1600 Math and Critical reading) or ACT total of 25.

Minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.4 out of 4.0.

Class rank in the top 25%.

Ross University will guarantee admission to Gannon students who meet the following criteria: •

Successfully complete three years at Gannon (at least 90 hours), including the following: General Chemistry I and II with laboratories (8 hours) Organic Chemistry I and II with laboratories (8 hours) Molecular & Cellular Biology and Animal Form & Function with laboratories (8 hours) General Physics I and II with laboratories (8 hours) College Composition and Critical Analysis & Composition (6 hours) One semester of mathematics (preferably to include Calculus or Statistics) (3 hours)

Note: In addition to the courses listed above, students must complete all coursework in the Core of Discovery (33 additional hours) to receive a B.S. degree from Gannon.

Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 at Gannon; no grade lower than a "C"; no repeated courses.

Minimum GPA of 3.0 in prerequisite courses required by Ross; no grade lower than a "C"; no repeated courses.

Minimum Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) score of 24.

A positive recommendation after an in-person interview and submission of two letters of recommendation.

Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013  

Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013  

Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

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