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Pre-dentistry, medicine, optometry, physician assistant and veterinary medicine are career interests, usually developed together with completing a bachelor's degree and major. Any undergraduate bachelor's degree and major is fine, though it would take longer than four years to combine some professional school educations with premedical requirements. 

If you're a prospective student, you can schedule a Campus Visit through Admissions.

If you're a new student, please attend a New Student Orientation, which will include advising and enrollment. Any KU Advisor can help you incorporate premedical courses into your schedule.

If you're currently a KU undergraduate student, you can bring your KUID to 109 Strong Hall, or send a polite request from your KU e-mail account to collegeadvising@ku.edu, and ask to add an appropriate interest code to your student record. Then, the weekly Premedical E-Newsletter, with announcements about club meetings, introduction and application presentations, volunteer opportunities and application reminders, will be sent to your KU e-mail account.

KU Premedical Advisors include:

  • Alexis Catanzarite - Premedical Students Assigned to the Undergraduate Advising Center, Last Names A-L
  • Paul Crosby - Premedical Students Assigned to the Undergraduate Advising Center, Last Names M-Z
  • Sandy Leppin - Edwards Campus, Biotechnology and Molecular Biosciences Majors
  • Lauren McEnaney - Edwards Campus, Exercise Science Majors
Premedical Slideshow

Premedical Student Workshops

Premedicine Intro, 9/19 at 2:15 in the Big 12 Room

Interviewing, 9/21 at 2:30 in the Jay Room

MCAT Prep, 9/22 at 2:15 in the Kansas Room

All workshops in Kansas Union, RSVP here, more details in RSVP link.

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