7 & 8 Year Programs

Program Overview

The program consists of three years at an undergraduate school followed by a four-year medical program. Although not used to determine admission, the MCAT must be taken prior to matriculation. Promotion to the medical school is contingent upon achieving grades of B or better in all premedical courses and maintaining an overall grade point average of at least 3.5 each semester. The baccalaureate degree is awarded by the undergraduate institution upon completion of the first year of medical school. The MD degree is awarded by NJMS upon successful completion of all NJMS degree requirements.


Applicants must be high school seniors who are in the top 10 percent of their class and have a minimum combined score of 1400 on the verbal and Math sections of the SAT.

The application process is initiated through the undergraduate institution. NJMS has established eight accelerated baccalaureate-MD degree programs in conjunction with the following institutions.

Caldwell University
Mason Traino '14
Senior Admissions Counselor
Undergraduate Admissions 
Text or Call: (973) 287-4120
Caldwell University
120 Bloomfield Ave
Caldwell, New Jersey, 07006

Drew University
Elena Wong
Admissions Counselor
Drew University
Madison, NJ
Phone: (973) 408-3527
E-mail: ewong@drew.edu

Montclair State University
Dirk Vanderklein, Ph.D
Montclair State University
Department of Biology
Science Hall 107A
Montclair, NJ 07043
Phone: 973-655-5265
Fax: 973-655-7047

New Jersey Institute of Technology
Dr. Hamilton
Albert Dorman Honors College
New Jersey Institute of Technology
323 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-642-7664; 973-596-3057
Fax: 973-642-4452
Web: louis.i.hamilton@njit.edu

Rutgers University-Newark 
Chazz Fellenz
Assistant Dean
Pre-Professional Services
360 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Hill Hall Room 301
Newark, NJ 07102

Stevens Institute of Technology
Meghan Murphy
Associate Director of Recruitment
Undergraduate Admissions
T 201 216 8344
F 201 216 8348

The College of New Jersey
Dr. Dennis Shevlin
Chairman, Medical Careers Committee
The College of New Jersey
PO Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718
Phone: (609) 771-2021