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Information for Prospective PreMed/PreHealth Students

SUNY Geneseo is a liberal arts college dedicated to preparing students for future study in all types of post-graduate programs, including – but not limited to – medical school. As a highly-selective public, liberal arts college, Geneseo students are sought by many of the finest post-graduate institutions in the nation. For Geneseo medical school applicants that have a GPA of 3.7 and 511 or greater on the MCAT (the national averges for acceptance to medical school), our acceptance rate was 92%.

SUNY Geneseo students have attended medical and other professional schools around the nation. Most recently, Geneseo students have been accepted to:

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
Hofstra
Weill Cornell

Medical Schools Outside of New York State

Johns Hopkins
Penn State (Hershey)
Georgetown
Case Western
Brown University
Dartmouth
University of Pittsburgh
Loyola University of Chicago
Central Michigan
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
George Washington University
Temple
Drexel
Ohio State
North East Ohio
UC-Irvine
Florida International
NOVA Southeastern
Tulane
Wright State University

While many Geneseo PreMed/PreHealth students choose to major in Biology, it is not a requirement. Students are encouraged to select a major of study that is consistent with their interests. PreMed/PreHealth students typically major in: Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Psychology, Neuroscience (students apply to this major after their first year at Geneseo), and Sociology. By completing the prerequisite courses for professional school, students are building a rigorous science-based foundation that will prepare them for professional and graduate schools.

To schedule a general campus tour and/or sign-up for one of the Biology admission sessions, please contact the Admissions Office or visit their website. These sessions are ideal for students interested in the PreMed/PreHealth tracks. The sessions are offered most Fridays during the fall and spring semesters. We strongly encourage students to attend with specific questions in mind.