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Baylor2 Medical Track Program


The Baylor2 Medical Track Program is a combined 8-year baccalaureate/MD program for high-achieving students.

Baylor University and Baylor College of Medicine have an agreement that grants six outstanding high school students provisional acceptance to Baylor College of Medicine upon matriculation to Baylor University. One of the six students selected will receive a scholarship valued at $80,000 covering $10,000 per year for four years of undergraduate study at Baylor University and four additional years of medical study at Baylor College of Medicine.

Interested students are invited to apply for the program. Finalists are selected to attend a Baylor2 Interview Day to compete for a spot in the program.

Date

Friday, January 23, 2015

Who Should Apply

The Baylor2 Medical Track Program is designed for high-achieving high school seniors who:

  • Have scored 1400 or above on the SAT (math & critical reading in one sitting) or a 32 or above composite on the ACT (in one sitting).
  • Rank in the top 5% of their high school graduating class or possess a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Requirements for Consideration

Students interested in applying for the Baylor2 Medical Track Program should follow these steps:

  1. Submit a completed application for admission to Baylor University by November 1 and select "pre-med" as your desired pre-professional track. Your goBAYLOR account will show you what is needed to complete your application file. Please note: You must complete your file by the November 1 deadline to qualify for the Interview Day.

  2. Submit the Baylor2 Medical Track Program application by December 8 at 9:00 a.m. CST.

  3. Email your resume as an attachment to admissions@baylor.edu. Make the subject line "Medical." Be sure to save the file with your name.

  4. Email responses to the following essay questions to admissions@baylor.edu. Make the subject line "Medical." Be sure to save the file with your name. Please limit your responses to 500 words each.

    • Why are you interested in attending Baylor University and Baylor College of Medicine?
    • Tell us about one of your extracurricular activities. What role did you play and how has the experience impacted you?
    • Discuss what events have made you determined to become a doctor.

Requirements During Undergraduate Program

While at Baylor, students selected for the Baylor2 Medical Track Program must maintain an overall and science GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. They are also required to participate in all traditional pre-med coursework at Baylor. These students must additionally score the equivalent of a 32 on the MCAT to matriculate to Baylor College of Medicine upon graduation from Baylor University.

The Schedule

You can expect to be on campus from about 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. In addition to your interview, you will:

  • Tour campus
  • Learn about life as a pre-med student at Baylor
  • Learn about financial aid

How You'll Be Notified

A committee will select finalists for the program. These candidates will be invited to Baylor2 Interview Day on January 23, 2015. If selected to interview, you will be asked to complete a registration form by December 19. Please do not make travel arrangements until you receive a formal confirmation email on December 22.

Deadlines & Important Dates

Baylor Application for Admission Deadline November 1
Baylor2 Medical Track Program Application DeadlineDecember 8 (9:00 a.m. CST)
Decision Emails Sent December 12
Registration Due December 19
Formal Confirmation Email Sent December 22


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