Your first step to a successful
career In Healthcare.
George Washington University's Pre-Health Advising team assists and supports students as they explore graduate and professional programs in healthcare. Individuals interested in pursuing a health profession are encouraged to meet with a pre-health advisor to determine prerequisites, consider strengths and areas for opportunity, reflect on readiness to apply, and discuss application timeline, preparation for professional exams and program choices.
Our advisors are well-equipped to offer guidance on the nation's leading medical, dental, physician assistant, nursing, optometry, veterinary, podiatry, chiropractic, pharmacy, physical therapy and occupational therapy programs.
Chosen Fields of GW Pre-Health Students:
Meet Our Advisors
GW Student Acceptance Rates to Medical School
Percentages include only those students who have elected to disclose their acceptances.
Accepted to Allopathic (MD) Programs
(National average: 38.3%)
Accepted to Osteopathic (DO) Programs
(National average: 43.7%)
Common Majors of Pre-Health Students
Public health (17.2%)
Arts and Sciences (12.6%)
Exercise Science (6.9)
GW pre-health students can choose any major they like! No one specific major will make an applicant on any of the pre-health tracks more competitive than another.
Where GW Students Apply
- Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
- New York Institute of Tech College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine