Mar 1

SMDEP Application Due

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for SMDEP, an applicant must:

  • be currently enrolled as a freshman or sophomore in college;
  • have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5;
  • be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident visa; and
  • not have previously participated in SMDEP.

Other factors considered in the admissions process include whether an applicant:

  • identifies with a group that is racially/ethnically underrepresented in medicine and/or dentistry (as defined independently by each program site);
  • comes from an economically or educationally disadvantaged background;
  • has demonstrated interest in issues affecting underserved populations; and
  • submits a compelling personal statement and strong letters of recommendation.


Sponsored by Pre-Med Advising. Contact: Pam Middleton, x4168