Frequently Asked Questions
What is the acceptance rate for Med, Vet, and Dental school at CC?
For the 2013-14 Application year: 38 CC students applied to MD and DO school; 35 had interviews and 31 were accepted-88%; 2 students applied to Dental school and were accepted-100%; 3 students applied to Vet school and were accepted-100%; 1 applied to PA school and was accepted-100%.
What are the Medical Schools that accept our students?
Our students have been accepted to:
- Case Western
- Florida International University
- Mount Sinai
- Oregon Health and Science University
- Penn State
- St. Louis
- Texas Tech
- University of Arkansas
- University of Chicago
- University of Colorado
- University of Hawaii
- University of Miami
- University of Michigan
- University of Minnesota
- University of Missouri
- University of Southern California
- University of Texas
- University of Utah
- University of Vermont
- University of Washington
Can I take required courses at a community college or online?
Most Medical, Dental, and Vet schools prefer the required courses to come from a 4-year institution. It varies from school to school regarding online courses and community college sourses. The student will need to check the school of interest for specifics.
I heard that schools do background checks as part of the admissions process. Do I need to disclose everything?
Yes, it is very important to disclose any information that may be pulled up in a background check. It is also important to check with Student Life, to check for any infractions you may have received as a student.
Do I have to major in Biology or Chemistry to apply to med, vet or dental school?
No, actually many medical schools prefer non-science majors as it exhibits a well-rounded understanding of many curricular areas.