SCholars for medicine

  • An integrated eight-year program for students interested in attending medical school following their undergraduate degree.
  • Each year a small, limited number of select students in the Honors College and WISE are offered the opprotunity to complete a combined Bachelor's/MD.
    • In order to be considered for Scholars for Medicine, students must apply to either the Honors College or WISE. 
    • Applicants are required to submit an additional essay within the Common Application Writing Supplement on the topic: "What aspects about medicine (or dental medicine) intrigue you? Describe how these aspects influence your life" (up to 650 words)
    • For information on the application process:  How to Apply to a Stony Brook Honors Program
  • A seat in Stony Brook's School of Medicine is reserved for each student in the Scholars for Medicine program who maintains a minimum 3.4 GPA, completes all program requirements and attains a cumulative MCAT score equal to or greater than the national average for students matriculating at medical school.

SCholars for dental medicine

  • An integrated eight-year program for students interested in attending dental school following their undergraduate degree.
  • Each year a small, limited number of select students in the Honors College are offered the opprotunity to complete a combined Bachelor's/DDS.
    • In order to be considered for Scholars for Dental Medicine, students must apply to the Honors College.
    • Applicants are required to submit an additional essay within the Common Application Writing Supplement on the topic: "What aspects about medicine (or dental medicine) intrigue you? Describe how these aspects influence your life" (up to 650 words)
    • For information on the application process:  How to Apply to a Stony Brook Honors Program
  • A seat in Stony Brook's School of Dental Medicine is reserved for each student in the Scholars for Dental Medicine program who maintains a minimum 3.5 GPA, completes all program requirements and attains a cumulative DAT score equal to or greater than the national average for students matriculating at medical school.

admissions criteria for both Programs

  • Successful applicants (the middle 50th percentile ranges) have historically had 98-99 high school GPAs and 1490-1590 SAT* (Critical Reading + Math) composites.

  • ACT exam scores are now considered in lieu of SAT scores.

    * Note: Students may ONLY apply for ONE of the following programs: Scholars for Medicine or Scholars for Dental Medicine.

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