NOTE: Invitations to interview for the
BA/BS-MD Program will go out via email on Tuesday, November 26, 2013.
Deadline to respond to invitation is Monday, December 2, 2013.
BA/BS-MD degree program at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver)|AnschutzMedical Campus’ aims to promote diversity and to better serve the health care
needs of the State of Colorado. Students
who have a strong interest and passion in becoming primary care physicians and
practicing medicine in the State of Colorado are encouraged to apply to the
At CU Denver, we believe it is our
responsibility to help meet the healthcare needs of the State of Colorado by
selecting talented students that intend to practice medicine in Colorado. The
BA/BS-MD Program Admissions Committee will consider all aspects of an
applicant's experiences, academic performance, and background including but not
Excellence of academic record
Array of community and/or volunteer service experiences
Characteristics and capabilities that would make you an
Honors and Awards
Full or part-time jobs held during school or in summers
Students must meet the following
minimum criteria to be eligible to apply to the BA/BS-MD Program:
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or in compliance with
U.S. immigration laws and current permanent residents of the State of
Applicants must be current high school seniors planning
on graduating from high school in the fall of 2013 or spring of 2014.
Applicants must have a minimum high school grade point
average of 3.5 (weighted or unweighted, whichever is higher).
Applicants must have a minimum CCHE index score of 110**
or better at the time of application.
Applicants must apply to and be accepted for admission
as a degree seeking student at the University of Colorado Denver Downtown
encourage students who are:
to apply to this program. However, all students who are
interested in this program should apply.
*NOTE: Students wishing to attend
the University of Colorado Boulder, the University of Colorado Colorado
Springs, or any other college/university are
not eligible for this program.
CCHE index score is a combination of your high school GPA or class rank and
your ACT or SAT score. To calculate your CCHE index score, visit the Colorado Department of
Higher Education website.
Interviews will be offered to a
select group of applicants by the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine
Admissions Committee. Factors that will be considered in choosing interviewees
include activities that indicate a strong commitment to a career in primary
care medicine, leadership, academic achievement and potential, and one's
diverse background. Interviews will be conducted by members of the Admissions
Committee on the Anschutz Medical Campus and are 30 minutes in length. Each
interviewee will be interviewed separately by two committee members. Students
must be available for in-person interviews in Denver to be considered for this
program. We will not be able to
accommodate phone interviews, Skype interviews, or alternative dates for
interviews. Interviews will be held on December 7, 2013. Decisions will be
mailed out in late December.