Pre-Professional Health

As a student planning a career in the health profession, you have unique goals and educational plans. At Xavier, we have a solid track record of getting our students into medical school and graduate school. You'll find the support and personal attention you need, from academic advising to peer mentoring and MCAT preparation.


Medical school acceptance rate among Xavier students compared to 40% nationally

What you can study

pre medecine


pre pharmacy






freshman year

First Year

  • Explore health careers
  • Visit your pre-professional health advisor
  • Join the Xavier Pre-Med Society Club
studnet studying

Sophomore Year

  • Research admittance requirements for medical school
  • Plan your MCAT preparation schedule
  • Participate in research
students talking in classroom

Junior Year

  • Mock interview with the Health Sciences Committee
  • Take the MCAT
  • Submit medical school applications
student with family at commencment

Senior Year

  • Gather your letters of recommendation
  • Interview with medical schools
  • Decide which school to attend

Support you can count on.

Preparing for admission to medical school requires careful long-range planning and accurate information. Your coordinator of pre-professional health advising will help with course selection, time management tips, information on individual medical schools, MCAT preparation advice, letters of recommendation and mock admission interviews.

Welcome to the Family

Four Years That Will Change Your Life.

After Graduation

Xavier graduates practice in a range of fields of medicine, professional health care and other related careers. They go on to study at prestigious health schools like

  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Washington University
  • Duke University
  • Northwestern University


Students in classroom
Core Curriculum

Medical schools value academic diversity and a broad liberal arts background in their students. Our recently revised core curriculum will give you a valuable foundation for all further education.

Holistic Approach

A patient is more than a medical diagnosis. During your four years here, you'll learn a holistic approach to healthcare that's focused on a patient's overall health and wellness.

After Graduation

Last year, 82% of our students who applied to medical school were accepted, compared to 40% nationally.


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