The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)/ Albany Medical College is a research focused 7- year BS/MD program. Because of its emphasis on science and research it is also called the Accelerated Physician-Scientist Program. It seeks to graduate physicians who are intensively trained in medical research. Students spend three years at RPI followed by four years at Albany Medical College.
The Physician Scientist Program seeks qualified applicants who will benefit from its unique science-based program. It also seeks intellectually curious, mature and motivated applicants who will contribute their character to the program. It goes without saying that applicants MUST have superior scholastic credentials!
RPI/Albany Medical College PSP facts:
- Applications must be filed and completed by November 1.
- 800 students apply annually, 50 are chosen for interviews and 20-30 are accepted.
- Acceptance rate: 3%
- No MCAT requirement
- Admission to the program is limited to citizens of the United States.
High school juniors and parents of high school juniors should read this blog: High School Juniors: Time To Get Serious About BS/MD Plans
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