Applicants must have a demonstrated record of intellectual ability, academic achievement, a high level of motivation, and a commitment to rigorous study in pursuit of a career in medicine or a related health profession.
Applicants should have a completed baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.2 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), including at least one college-level English composition course with a grade of B or higher, and one college-level mathematics course with a grade of B or higher. AP credit that is reflected on a college transcript may be used to satisfy these prerequisites.
The application for the Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program must be completed, along with the following items:
All applicants must submit the following materials:
- Completed application before deadline
Your application is ready for review when all fields on the application form are completed, required documents have been received, and the application fee is paid.
Deadline for the fall term: July 1 by 7 p.m. Central Time Zone
Deadline for the spring term: October 31 by 7 p.m. Central Time Zone
Deadline for the summer term: April 1 by 7 p.m. Central Time Zone
- Official transcripts from all previous college work
Contact the registrar at each previous college or university attended to request an official transcript. Official transcripts must be sent directly from the registrar to:
Campus Box 1085
Washington University in St. Louis
11 N. Jackson Road, Suite 1000
St. Louis, MO 63105-2153
- Personal statement
Tell us about yourself and your motivations for wanting to become a health care professional in an essay of 500 words or fewer. Please tell us what your chosen field of study is, what experiences led you to your interest in this field, and why you feel this field is a good fit for you.
- Special consideration statement (optional)
You may submit a statement of 500 words or fewer describing any special considerations relating to your application.
Please submit a current resume that includes all volunteer work and/or shadowing experiences.
- Letter of recommendation
Two letters of recommendation are required and should be submitted through our online application system. You will complete recommendation requests as part of this application.
TOEFL scores, if applicable
International students who are not native English speakers must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores at the time of application. Completion of a bachelor’s degree at a US college or University may be accepted as documentation of English language skills.
- A $35 non-refundable application fee
Payment may be submitted by credit card online, or via check or money order payable to Washington University in St. Louis. You may pay the fee by cash at the University College office. This fee is waived for all WashU staff.
If you have questions, please contact us:
- West Campus Office Hours: administrative, registration, admissions, and advising offices will be open from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Danforth Campus Office Hours: Deans' administrative offices will be open from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Student advising will be available from 4-6 p.m., Monday-Thursday.
Applicants who are offered admission may choose to defer for up to one year. A written request is required. After more than one year the applicant must reapply to the program.