P-MAP Admissions Criteria

Basic Eligibility Criteria

Consideration will be given to applicants who among other things:

  • Are Arizona Residents
  • Have faced socioeconomic disadvantages, are first generation college attendees, grew up in either a rural or US/Mexico border region, OR are enrolled members in federally recognized American Indian tribes
  • Demonstrate principles of cultural competence in healthcare
  • Demonstrate attributes such as altruism and social accountability
  • Are fluent in English and conversant in languages commonly spoken in Arizona (e.g., Spanish, Navajo)

Academic Requirements

Applicants must meet all academic requirements listed below:

  • Have a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA in undergraduate OR graduate coursework
  • Have a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA in the required science coursework
  • Have completed all OR have no more than 9 credits remaining to fulfill the medical school core academic prerequisite coursework required for medical school admission
  • Have no more than 9 credits remaining for the completion of a bachelor’s degree (which must be completed by the first day of summer pre-session)
  • MCAT score of 495 or higher preferred, but MCAT is NOT required