How to apply
It’s never too early to begin preparing for your application to Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. Pursuing a strong pre-medical course of study during your undergraduate years will be critical to your readiness for the rigors of the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree.

1. Review the Admissions Requirements

2. Submit an Application

  • Scholl College is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine Application Service (AACPMAS), a centralized processing service for all candidates seeking admission to the podiatric medical educational institutions.
  • Candidates interested in applying should contact AACPMAS. Applications may be completed online at

3. Submit your MCAT Scores

  • Applicants should plan to take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) prior to applying to Scholl College.
  • Applicants who plan to take winter or spring exams will be evaluated on a space availability basis only.
  • MCAT results that are more than three years old at the time of projected matriculation will not be accepted or reviewed.

4. Submit your Official Transcripts

  • Applicants must submit official transcripts from every undergraduate or graduate college or university attended to AACPM

5. Letters of Recommendation

  • Scholl College prefers to receive one composite or committee letter from each applicant. In cases where no composite letter is available, two - three faculty letters will be accepted.

6. Professional Letters of Recommendation

  • A letter from a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, indicating the applicant has completed a suggested amount of 20 hours of shadowing, is also required.
  • To find a DPM to shadow, visit

7. Background Check

  • Upon acceptance, candidates will receive instructions to complete the RFUMS criminal background check.

8. Technical Standards

Letters of recommendation
should be sent directly to:
Rosalind Franklin University
SCPM Admissions
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064-3095