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Application Requirements


Visit RFUCAS to complete your application.

Fall Begins August 13, 2018 Deadline July 16, 2018

Winter Begins November 13, 2017 Deadline October 16, 2017

Spring Begins February 26, 2018 Deadline January 29, 2018

Summer Begins May 29, 2018 Deadline April 30, 2018


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. (Must be complete prior to matriculation.)

Minimum GPA of 2.75 overall is required.

Standardized Tests

If you do not hold U.S. citizenship or permanent residency, you will need an official score report from TOEFL. (This may be waived if you have been a full-time student at a U.S. college or university for at least two consecutive years, or if you are from a country in which English is a primary language.)

Basic TOEFL Requirements

If you earned a bachelor's degree from outside the U.S. and/or you do not hold. U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency, you are required to demonstrate proof of English proficiency via an official TOEFL report that includes: a total score and category scores in reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Minimum scores:
IBT (Internet-based test) of 100 or the equivalent is recommended for graduate school with no category score being lower than 22.

Please note:

  • Test scores must be a test taken within 2 years of the date from when a complete application is submitted.
  • The language test score requirement may be waived if you have demonstrated academic success as a full-time student at a U.S. college or university for at least two consecutive years, or if you are from a country in which English is a primary language.

Letters of Recommendation

One letter of recommendation is required, two preferred, from professionals and/or academicians who know you well (i.e. pre-health advisors/committees, professors or supervisors). We encourage letter writers to share their contact information. Letters must include a signature and be on official letterhead. Letters must be submitted through RFUCAS.


Official transcripts from each college, university or community college previously attended must be submitted directly to RFUCAS.

If you have studied outside the U.S., you will need to have your transcript/s evaluated for U.S. equivalency using a service like or

Professional Experience

Work or experience in a related health or science field is recommended but not required.

Personal Statement

Applicants are required to submit a statement indicating why they wish to enroll in the program.

Licensure and Certification

It is highly recommended that applicants possess a United States or Canadian certification, registration or licensure as a healthcare professional. Please upload a copy with your application.

Matriculation Requirements

Meet the program’s Technical Standards for Admissions. Be proficient with basic computer skills.