Application Instructions

Application Cycle - Timeline:

  • Application Opens - December 15th
  • Application Closes - March 16th
  • Interviews - April - May
  • Notifications of Acceptance - May 1st - May 31st
  • Program Start - August
  • Program End - July

Application Process:
CDU processes all applications to the Enhanced Post Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Pre-Medicine through the centralized application system, PostBacCAS. Please visit PostBacCAS to apply.

I. APPLICATION: Complete Application via PostBacCAS including the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae (click here for sample CV template)
  • Official transcripts from all Universities/Colleges attended
  • MCAT transcripts (if previously taken)
  • AMCAS application (if previously applied to medical school)
  • Personal Statement and Mini Essays
  • Confidential Letters of Recommendations (3)
    • Two (2) from academic instructors
    • One (1) from an individual who has worked with you in a clinical, research or community service capacity
  • Professional 2"x2" Photo with white background

All application materials must be received through PostBacCAS by 11:59PM (EST) (8:59PM PST) on application deadline. No late applications will be accepted. .

II. INTERVIEW: Select applicants will be invited to continue the application process by participating in an in-person or virtual interview

III. ACCEPTANCE: Applicants accepted into the program will be notified by email. Tuition deposits will be due 2 weeks after notification to confirm enrollment.

For more information, please contact our Enrollment Management Specialists at:
Office of Enrollment Management
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
1731 E. 120th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 563-4839