Program Spotlight: Loma Linda University


Location: Loma Linda, CA

Number of students:  36

Application Cycle:  October 1st through CASPA and supplemental (Priority September 1st)

Interview dates:   Early January to late February

Start date:  September

Length of Program:  24 months

Public/Private:  Private

HCE:  2,000 hours hands-on experience

GPA:  Minimum 3.0 overall and science

Shadowing:  No specific requirement

The Good Stuff:

  • Option for international electives in Honduras or Malawi
  • As a religious university, students are required to attend chapel weekly and abide by the lifestyle requirements of the university (no drinking, no smoking, no illegal drugs)
  • Preference given to Seventh-day Adventists, graduates of Loma Linda University, applicants of under-represented populations, applicants with a history of meaningful, continuous involvement in community service consistent with the mission and values of Loma Linda University 
  • GRE is NOT required 
  • Currently on probational status 

Program Link:   Loma Linda PA Program

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