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Geneseo Chemistry and Health Professions


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Geneseo is a pre-med power house.

The Association of American Medical Colleges ranks Geneseo as supplying the 3rd-most applicants to U.S. medical schools among undergraduate institutions in New York state in 2020–21 (16th among all institutions in NYS). Geneseo's medical school acceptance rate was 92% for applicants that have a GPA of 3.7 and MCAT scores of 511 or greater (the national averages for acceptance to medical school), indicating the strength of Geneseo's program and reputation.

In addition to medical school, students are accepted at a variety of health profession graduate programs, including optometry, dental, pharmacy, physician's assistant, nursing, veterinary. See below for lists of medical and health-profession schools attended by SUNY Geneseo graduates.

New York State Medical Schools

University at Buffalo
SUNY Upstate
SUNY Downstate
SUNY Albany
Stony Brook
Columbia University
NY Medical College
Albert Einstein
Mt. Sinai
Weill Cornell


Medical Schools Outside New York State

Johns Hopkins
Penn State (Hershey)
Case Western
Brown University
University of Pittsburgh
Loyola University of Chicago
Central Michigan
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
George Washington University
Ohio State
North East Ohio
Florida International
NOVA Southeastern
Wright State University


The Chemistry and Biochemistry programs at Geneseo provide excellent preparation to pursue health professions. We aim to provide a challenging curriculum in a nurturing environment - with accessible professors using innovative teaching practices, a commitment to getting to know you and helping you reach your potential, student tutors, plenty of office hours, top-notch laboratory instrumentation, research opportunities, and advising along the way. Additional information can be found on the Geneseo's PreMed/PreHealth website.