How to apply

1. Review the Admissions Requirements

2. Submit an Application & Fee

  • Submit your application here.  
  • Submit a $55 non-refundable application fee.

3. Submit Transcripts

  • Please submit transcripts from all universities and colleges attended to RFUCAS.
  • Only official transcripts will be accepted.
  • If you have studied outside the US, you will need to have your transcripts evaluated for US equivalency using a service such as or

4. Letters of Recommendation

  • Two letters of recommendation are required from professionals and/or academicians who know you well (i.e. pre-health advisors/committees, professors, or supervisors).
  • Accepted students normally will have observed and received a letter of recommendation from either a Pathologists’ Assistant or Pathologist. Letters of recommendation must be submitted to RFUCAS.

5. On-Campus Interview

  • After receiving complete applications, the admissions committee selects candidates to invite for an on-campus interview.
  • Interviews typically start in September and continue until the class is full

6. Technical Standards

7. Background Check 

  • Accepted students must pass the Rosalind Franklin University criminal background check prior to matriculation.

Please submit application and supporting materials to:

Rosalind Franklin University
CHP Admissions
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064

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