Loyola University Chicago

Pre-Health Professions

Career Services

Admissions Process

Admissions Requirements

  • conferred undergraduate degree from an accredited institution. 
  • A minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA (on a 4.00 scale), but qualified candidates generally possess stronger academic records. 
  • One official transcript from each college and/or university attended. Completion of degree(s) must be verified on the transcript.  
    • If you have any transfer credits on your transcript(s), you must furnish transcripts of those prior credits in your application.   
    • In order for your application to be reviewed by the admissions committee, your transcript(s) must note that your bachelor’s degree has been conferred. 
  • Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in Precalculus I (Math 117) or a higher Math level within the past five years. Applicants may demonstrate proof of proficiency by: 
    • Completing a Precalculus I (Math 117) or higher Math course with a grade of B or better within the past five years. Statistics courses not included.  
    • Taking the Math Placement Assessment upon admission to program and receiving a score of 60 or higher. 
    • Applicants who have not completed the Math requirement are encouraged to take the necessary Math courses prior to submitting their application. 
  • Your application must include a "Statement of Intent" in which you address the following: 
    • (a) What is pulling or pushing you toward the health professions? 
    • (b) What do you hope or expect to gain by matriculating in our program? 
    • Please limit the statement to no more than one single-spaced page. This statement does not excuse the applicant from also submitting a letter--required below--about past dismissal, suspension, etc.  
  • If you have previously attended Loyola University Chicago or any other college or university, you must have been in good academic standing at all institutions attended during the past academic year. Those not in good academic standing during the past academic year are not eligible for admission until one full academic year has elapsed. 
  • If you have ever been dismissed, suspended, separated, or placed on probation from any college or university attended for non-academic reasons (i.e. disciplinary, behavioral or criminal), then you must submit a signed letter of explanation to the Dean of Students (no emails or faxes) via Graduate and Professional Enrollment Management at the address below. Your application for admission will be reviewed only after being cleared to proceed by the Dean of Students. A hearing before the Student Conduct Board may be required.

Admissions Process & Instructions 

Please note that the following dates are contingent upon the number of spots available for each academic year. Because admission to the Post-Baccalaureate Program occurs on a rolling basis, admissions may close prior to the posted dates due to the size of an incoming class. We encourage you to apply early. Please note that approval of the Post-baccalaureate Program Director is necessary before an admission decision is rendered. 

Desired Entry TermPriority DeadlineFinal Deadline


March 1 June 1


January 15 April 1

Application for the desired entry term by the Priority Deadline offers the applicant the broadest range of course enrollment options. Those who wait for Final Deadlines will find limited course availability. 


  • If the above Deadline date falls on a weekend, the application must be received by the next Monday of business. 
  • Applications will of course be accepted in advance of applicable deadline dates. 

Complete the entire Online Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Application. Missing or incomplete information will stop the processing of the application. Applications will not be reviewed until all transcripts (including transfer credits) are received. Transcripts must verify conferment of degree. 

Sign and enclose your completed application and mail to: 
Graduate and Professional Enrollment Management 
Loyola University Chicago 
Lewis Towers 1200 
820 N. Michigan Ave. 
Chicago IL 60611 

For questions regarding your application status, call 312.915.8900 or e-mail GradApp@luc.edu