Some people just know they want to be a doctor when they grow up. Others discover their passion for healing along the way. Either way, at Xavier, your love of medicine is matched only by our faculty's love for teaching it. They give you the biology, chemistry and physics background you need to prepare for admission to medical or other professional health programs.
Of Xavier students who apply to medical school are accepted compared to 40% nationally
Apply to medical and dental schools with a better chance of being accepted. That's because 100% of Biomedical Sciences students have additional advising through the Pre-Professional Health Advising program.
Learn by doing in 14 research and teaching laboratories equipped with compound and stereoscopic microscopes, models, specimens, and specialized equipment for the study of vertebrate physiology, plant biology, development, anatomy, genetics, and bacteriology.
Engage in research side-by-side with faculty and present findings at regional and national meetings.
Labs on campus
Average size of classes
Medical School acceptance rate (compared to 40% nationally)
Graduates go on to work at top companies like
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals