Application Instructions

Students Dodgers

Application Cycle - Timeline:

  • First-Time Applicant: January 5, 2023 - March 30, 2023
  • Re-Applicant: January 5, 2023 - July 5, 2023
  • CDU PLP Interviews: April – July
  • CDU PLP Notifications of Acceptance: May — July

Application Process:
CDU PLP is a proud partner of the California Postbacc Consortium. The CA Postbacc Consortium utilizes a joint online application and a centralized service for supporting materials. In order to apply to our postbacc program, please visit the following website*:

*Application opens January 5, 2023

I. APPLICATION: Complete the Application via the CA Postbaccalaureate Consortium website, including the following:

  • MCAT transcripts (if previously taken)
  • AMCAS application (if previously applied to medical school)
  • Personal Statement, Postbaccalaureate Essay, and Community Service Essay
  • Confidential Letters of Recommendations (3)
    • One (1) from a science faculty member
    • One (1) from a community service experience
    • One (1) from a faculty member, medical/research pathway program director, research director or principal investigator, or representative from a medical-related volunteer program
  • Official transcripts from all Universities/Colleges attended
    • Via email to
    • Or Interfolio
    • Or via mailing address to:
      CA Postbaccalaureate Consortium
      UC Davis School of Medicine
      4610 X Street, Suite 4101
      Sacramento, CA 95817

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

III. ACCEPTANCE:  CDU PLP applicants accepted into the program will be notified via a phone call and then a follow-up email. Tuition deposits will be due two weeks after notification to confirm enrollment.

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