Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program
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Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program

UCI Ayala School Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program is specifically designed for students who have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in a non-science discipline and are now seeking a cultivating post baccalaureate program that will help them complete the required basic core courses for pre-medical and other allied health professions admission.  Students in the program will not only receive the necessary academic preparation to excel in a health professional curriculum, but will also be guided through the extensive application process and entrance examinations.  Our goal is to equip our students with the competitive advantage that will result in acceptance into medical school or desired allied health program.

Our small cohort design provides a supportive environment with personalized attention by our knowledgeable staff.

As a leading research institution, UCI offers our postbaccalaureate students the opportunity to pursue lab research opportunities with notable faculty, fostering professional growth and hands-on experience.

Why is the UCI Ayala School Postbacclaureate Premedical Program the right choice for career changers seeking admissions into a health profession program?

  • Guaranteed Enrollment in program courses
  • Pre-Health counseling services
  • Small Cohort Design
  • Health Professional Development Seminar (exclusive to postbaccalaureate students)
  • Unique, one-unit pre-health seminars/electives (Career Decision, Disparities in Health Care, and Compassion in Health Care) aimed to provide invaluable information and support application readiness
  • Free Accessible Tutoring (for all basic science courses)
  • Over 230 research opportunities under the guidance of the distinguished faculty of the Ayala School of Biological Sciences and the UCI School of Medicine
  • Letter of Recommendation for eligible students
  • $1000 Scholarship to be applied to test prep company of their choice for eligible students




Check back September 2017 for program updates and website changes.