Program Spotlight: Midwestern University


Location:  Downers Grove, Illinois or Glendale, Arizona

Number of students:  86 at Downers Grove and 90 at Glendale

Application Cycle:  April - October 1st through CASPA(Separate for each program)

Interview dates:  September - January

Start date:  June

Length of Program:  27 months

Public/Private:  Private

HCE:  Preferred, but not required

GPA:  Minimum 3.0 science and overall GPA.  Must have at least a C in all coursework.  

Shadowing:  No requirement

The Good Stuff:

  • Coursework must be completed by December of the year before matriculation
  • For the interview, be prepared to do a writing sample and have a small group interview with faculty, and no individual interviews

Program Link:  Midwestern University - Downers Grove PA Program  // Midwestern University - Glendale PA Program

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