LMU Pre-Med Post-Bacc Program Application

LMU Pre-Medical Post-Baccalaureate Program Application

Application Process:
2017-2018 LMU Pre-Medical Post-Baccalaureate Program.
The application consists of both an online and a mail-in component. The online application and all mail-in components must be received by the application deadline.

Applications are accepted annually October - February. The 2018-2019 application will be available in October 2017. The deadline for this cycle was February 14, 2017, it is now closed.  Interviews will be done on a rolling basis beginning in December once a completed application packet has been received and evaluated. Admissions decisions will be made in early March. Accepted students must confirm in writing via email and pay a nominal, non-refundable fee to hold their spot to be able to register for the summer and/or fall term. The fee will be applied to the student's fall tuition. Classes for summer term begin Monday, May 15, 2017. The 14 month program starts in the summer term (special exceptions for Fall start depending on qualifications).

Applicants will need to complete the online application in one online session. You will need to have electronic copies of your personal statement and resume ready before proceeding.

The application is designed to be completed in one sitting, so if you choose to start the application then return on a later date, you'll need to email postbac@lmu.edu for a "personal link" that will allow you to return to your application.
The 2018-19 online application will open in October 2017, below is the information the online application will comprise.

  • Questionnaire
    Be prepared to provide the requested information pertaining to your personal information and educational history. You will be asked to provide detailed information about institutions attended and courses taken. You should have this information handy before beginning your application.
  • Personal Statement
    Be prepared to attach an essay (generally 2 pages, double spaced) addressing why you want to attend medical and/or dental school and how the LMU Post Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program can assist you in becoming a competitive applicant.
  • Resume
    Be prepared to attach your current resume, highlighting your health care experience, community service, research and education.

We prefer the documents listed below should be mailed compiled in one packet, but can be sent separately to the address indicated below.  All documents need to be received or post-marked by the deadline.

  • Transcripts
    Include official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.  Unofficial transcripts are not acceptable. Please do not send electronically, email postbac@lmu.edu if it is sent electronically.
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
    Include three letters of recommendation (one of the letters must be from a professor). The letters must be on letterhead, signed and sealed. We highly recommend three letters but only require one. We prefer letters of recommendation to be mailed in, but we will accept them sent via email only from the recommender. 
  • Application Fee ($60)
    The application fee is $60. Credit card payments are not accepted. Payments must be received in the form of a check payable to LMU Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program.

Please mail your official transcripts, letters of recommendation and application fee to:
LMU Post-Baccalaureate Program
Loyola Marymount University
North Hall 103 - Health Professions Advising Office
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles CA 90045-2659