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Joint Admission Medical Program

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Baylor University is a private school participant in JAMP, a program which provides services to support and encourage highly qualified, economically disadvantaged students pursuing a medical education. Students selected for JAMP will receive undergraduate and graduate scholarships as well as stipends for the two required summer medical school internships following the sophomore and junior academic years. JAMP also guarantees the admission of qualified students to a participating medical school.

Are you eligible for the JAMP program?

CLICK HERE to find out if you qualify for the JAMP program.

What is my next step if I qualify?

Contact with your JAMP Faculty Director (JFD): Linda B. Haynes Linda_B_Haynes@baylor.edu

What must I do if I am accepted to JAMP?
  • Sign an agreement with the JAMP Council which specifies the requirements of the program.
  • Attend the undergraduate program where you were admitted.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative and science GPA of 3.25 in all medical school prerequisite science courses taken at your home university.
  • Take courses that lead to a degree and graduate in four years.
  • Take the MCAT in the spring of your junior year.
  • Successfully complete the summer internships after each year (sophomore and junior) of undergraduate study (2 total) and participate in a pre-matriculation internship, if required, by the medical school to which the student will matriculate.
  • Meet with your university JAMP FacultyDirector at least once per month.
  • Apply for admission to a participating medical school before the beginning of your senior year.
  • Satisfy both academic and nonacademic admission requirements of the medical schools, including an interview with the Admissions Committee.