Early Assurance Programs

School of Medicine

Each year, well-qualified undergraduates may receive formal acceptance to the medical school in the second semester of their sophomore year. To qualify, students must possess a minimum approximate overall and science GPA of 3.75 and complete particular science courses. An SAT score of 1400 or above is required. Upon receipt of the baccalaureate degree, the medical phase begins. This is not an accelerated program. The preprofessional health advisor can provide further information.

School of Dental Medicine

Each year, well-qualified undergraduates may receive formal acceptance to UB's School of Dental Medicine after the second semester of their sophomore year. To qualify, students must possess a minimum GPA of 3.3 and complete specific science courses. Upon receipt of the baccalaureate degree, the dental phase begins. This is not an accelerated program. The preprofessional health advisor can provide further information.

School of Pharmacy

Any student who enters the University at Buffalo directly from high school as an intended-pharmacy major is eligible for Early Assurance consideration. This is not an accelerated program. Please refer to the sheet published for the year in which the student enters for specific details regarding the requirements for Early Assurance. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with a pre-pharmacy advisor and subscribe to the Pre-Pharmacy Listserv. Advisors, Early Assurance sheets and Pre-Pharmacy Listserv information are available in 112 Cooke Hall.

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