Spring 2024 Update 
    
    Feb 26, 2024  
Spring 2024 Update

3+4/4+4 (B.A./B.S./D.O.) Early Acceptance Program (EAP) with the LECOM College of Osteopathic Medicine


Adelphi University has a 3+4 Early Acceptance Program with LECOM College of Osteopathic Medicine in which students’ study for three years at Adelphi. After completing 90 credits at Adelphi, students begin their first year of medical school which counts as the final 30 credits needed to be eligible for the bachelor’s degree at Adelphi. The bachelor’s degree will be awarded by Adelphi University after the first year of medical school. After successful completion of the fourth year at LECOM students are eligible for the D.O. degree.

Adelphi University also has a 4+4 Early Acceptance Program with LECOM College of Osteopathic Medicine in which students’ study for four years at Adelphi and earn their B.S. or B.A. degree. The Early Acceptance Program is designed to facilitate the admission of Adelphi University students into LECOM’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) program. After successful completion of the fourth year at LECOM College of Osteopathic Medicine, students are eligible for the D.O. degree.

For more information on the program academic/standardized test requirements and the application deadline, please click here. High school should apply to Adelphi first and then submit an EAP application with LECOM. Eligibility to each program is limited to 5 first year students.

LECOM College of Osteopathic Medicine Program (3+4) Admissions Eligibility Requirements 

  • Completion of at least (90) credits of course work at Adelphi, including completion of all General Education requirements, all major coursework and the following pre-requisite coursework:

       o Biology with lab: BIO 111  & BIO 112  
       o Chemistry with lab: CHE 111  & CHE 112  
       o Organic Chemistry with lab: CHE 251  /CHE 253  & CHE 252  /CHE 254  
       o Physics 1 with lab: PHY 111   or PHY 113  
       o Biochemistry with lab: CHE 471  /CHE 473  or BIO 504  
       o Genetics: BIO 222  
       o 2 Behavior Sciences Courses (Preferred): Psychology: PIA 101   and Sociology: SOC 100  
       o 2 English Classes (AP score of 4 or 5 will be accepted)

  • Maintain a 3.5 overall GPA and 3.2 science GPA.
  • No final grade below a C in any course.
  • Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) is waived.
  • The student must submit a LECOM on-line College of Medicine Application by November 1 of the junior year.
  • Attend a LECOM On-Campus Day (Erie, PA)– Held in August of each year.
  • Must complete a satisfactory interview with LECOM College of Osteopathic Medicine Admissions Committee.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident at the time of application.

 

LECOM College of Osteopathic Medicine Program (4+4) Admissions Eligibility Requirements

  • Completion of B.S. or B.A. degree with Adelphi and the following pre-requisite coursework at Adelphi:

       o Biology with lab: BIO 111  & BIO 112  
       o Chemistry with lab: CHE 111  & CHE 112  

       o Organic Chemistry with lab: CHE 251  /CHE 253   & CHE 252  /CHE 254  
       o Physics 1 with lab: PHY 111   or PHY 113  
       o Biochemistry with lab: CHE 471  /CHE 473  or BIO 504  
       o Genetics: BIO 222  
       o 2 Behavior Sciences Courses (Preferred): Psychology: PIA 101  and Sociology: SOC 100  
       o 2 English Classes (AP score of 4 or 5 will be accepted)

  • Maintain a 3.4 overall GPA and 3.2 science GPA.
  • No final grade below a C in any course.
  • Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) is waived.
  • The student must submit a LECOM on-line College of Medicine Application by November 1 of the senior year.
  • Attend a LECOM On-Campus Day (Erie, PA)– Held in August of each year.
  • Must complete a satisfactory interview with LECOM College of Osteopathic Medicine Admissions Committee.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident at the time of application.

For additional information, please contact Office of Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships at (516) 877-3140 or preferably email oppaf@adelphi.edu .