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IIT Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) Early Acceptance Program

Illinois Tech has an Early Acceptance Program with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) for osteopathic medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy programs. The pharmacy program permits the student to start the professional program prior to receiving a bachelor degree from the undergraduate institution. Students must apply to both IIT and LECOM.

A student may apply for EAP consideration as a high school senior or as an undergraduate. Current undergraduate students should contact Dr. Kathryn Spink, pre-health advisor at IIT, to see if they qualify. This program is not available to anyone with a bachelor or higher degree. Students apply to enroll in the EAP by visiting the My LECOM Portal.

If you are ready to apply now, use the My LECOM portal.

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Pre-Medicine - Doctor of Osteopatchic Medicine (D.O.)

Program timeline

  • 4+4 track (LECOM campus options: Erie, PA; Greensburg, PA: Bradenton, FL)

Requirements for high school applicants

  • Minimum ACT score: 30
  • Minimum SAT score: 1270 (old SAT)
  • 3.5/4.0 GPA
  • Application and interview required by LECOM

A student accepted into the LECOM program is guaranteed admission to LECOM if the student meets the following criteria:

  • Maintain 3.4 GPA at IIT
  • Complete pre-med minor
  • MCAT score: 70th percentile

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Pre-Pharmacy - Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

Program timeline

  • 3+4 track: chemistry or biology majors (LECOM campus: Erie, PA)
  • 4+4 track: any major (LECOM campus: Bradenton, FL)

Requirements for high school students

  • ACT score: 28
  • SAT score: 1240 (old SAT)
  • 3.5/4.0 GPA
  • Application and interview required by LECOM

A student accepted into the LECOM program is guaranteed admission to LECOM if the student meets the following criteria:

  • Maintain 3.4 GPA at IIT
  • Complete pre-requisite courses
  • PCAT score: 70th percentile

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Pre-Dentistry - Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.)

Program timeline

  • 4+4 track (LECOM campus: Bradenton, FL)

Requirements for high school students

  • ACT score: 30
  • SAT score: 1270 (old SAT)
  • 3.5/4.0 GPA
  • Application and interview required by LECOM

A student accepted into the LECOM program is guaranteed admission to LECOM if the student meets the following criteria:

  • Maintain 3.4 GPA at IIT
  • Complete pre-requisite courses
  • DAT score: 19 or higher

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Deadlines

  • Apply to LECOM by March 1
  • Interviews take place in the Spring

Special Notes

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident to apply (Students with an F-1 visa may apply to the pharmacy program)
  • Admission to LECOM is binding
  • Transfer students are eligible to apply

Contacts

Dr. Kathryn Spink
312.567.3441
spink@iit.edu

Samantha Sleva, Dual Programs Coordinator
312.567.3140
ssleva@iit.edu