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What Qualifications do I need for PMHPP?

Freshman Admission

Incoming freshmen students must meet the following requirements to be accepted into PMHPP when completing the inital application to the University:

  • Minimum of 1170 SAT (math + critical reading) or 26 ACT
  • High school GPA of at least a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Admitted to an academic major at the University

How do I Apply?

A qualified freshman should check the appropriate box on the application when applying to the University to be reviewed for admission into the program. The secondary admission process is open at the end of each semester. Current students should talk to their advisor about their intent to apply.
 

Secondary Admission

For students who did not initially meet the freshmen entrance requirements or students who decide to pursue medicine or health professions at a later time may apply through the Program's secondary admissions process (by end of sophomore year).  While junior students may apply, due to the timing of applications, they will receive limited services and assistance with their applications (only) from the Program. To get the maximum benefit from the program, students are encouraged to apply as soon as they are qualified.

Secondary Admission students must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum of 3.0 overall GPA
  • Minimum 3.0 science/math GPA and at least a "C" in science, math and psychology/social science courses
  • Be in good standing at Duquesne and within respective School

 Secondary Admission Application

Admission Requirements and Retention Standards

Math/Science GPA Worksheet

Retention Standards

Students will reviewed after each term to ensure they are maintaining the retention standards for PMHPP.  These standards are:

  • Minimum overall 3.0 GPA
  • Minimum 3.0 math/science GPA
  • Minimum 3.0 semester GPA
  • Passing grades in all courses; passing grade is at the "C" level
  • Be in good standing at the University, within their respective school, and with the PMHPP