Program Spotlight: University of Southern California


Location:  Alhambra, CA

Number of students:  60

Application Cycle:  April - November 1st through CASPA with supplemental application; recommended to apply by September 1st due to rolling admission

Interview dates:  Early fall-early spring

Start date:  Fall

Length of Program:  33 month

Public/Private:  Public, but no preference for California resident

HCE:  Preferred

GPA:  Minimum 3.0 overall; minimum 2.75 science

Shadowing:  Preferred

The Good Stuff: 

  • Information sessions are available
  • No class the first summer semester
  • At least one year of Spanish is required, but no organic chemistry requirement
  • GRE or MCAT can be submitted

Program Link:  USC Keck PA Program

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