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.

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): Ms. Jane Lin

What must I do if I am accepted to JAMP?
  • Attend the student’s home undergraduate school on a fulltime basis. A student’s “home undergraduate school” is the general academic teaching institution or the private or independent institution of higher education that the student was enrolled in at the time of admission into the JAMP.

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative and a Biology-Chemistry-Physics-Math (BCPM) GPA of 3.25.

  • Must have completed two semesters of Organic Chemistry (with associated labs) prior to attending the first summer program internship.

  • Take courses that lead to a particular degree with enough semester hours to graduate in four years unless a longer course of study is pre-approved by the JAMP Council. With the exception of credit earned prior to the student’s initial enrollment in the home undergraduate school, all Medical School prerequisite courses must be taken at the student’s home undergraduate school and must be passed with a grade of “C” or better.

  • Fully participate in MCAT preparation during Junior year as prescribed by the JAMP Council.

  • Take the Medical College Admission Test no later than the spring of the junior yearor as directed by the JAMP Council.

  • Successfully complete the summer internships after each year (sophomore and junior) of undergraduate study (two total).

  • Receive satisfactory evaluations by faculty overseeing summer internships at each Medical School.

  • Provide updated transcripts of all undergraduate courses and grades each semester to the home undergraduate school JAMP Faculty Director and JAMP Council.

  • Remain in good standing at all undergraduate schools in which the student enrolls. This includes complying with the school’s student code of conduct.

  • Exhibit intelligence, integrity, and personal and emotional characteristics that are considered necessary for the student to become an effective physician.

  • Participate in surveys and evaluations related to JAMP.

  • Maintain requirements to be employed as a medical resident including but not limited to, being authorized to work in the United States, passing criminal history checks and complying with immunization requirements.

  • Must be able to perform a medical school’s essential functions (either with or without reasonable accommodations) required to complete the generalist medical school curriculum.

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