Universtiy of Miami Miller School of Medicine Graduate Studies

Qualifications & Requirements

Students must be eligible for an undergraduate program in Privileged Studies, designed for students who enter UM with advanced knowledge in several disciplines. Privileged Studies provides flexibility in designing a course of study without the limitations of the conventional course distribution requirements.

Students undergo a highly selective screening process and are admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences and will immediately be introduced to research in the School of Medicine. Accepted students are assured of a place in the graduate program of the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Department after 2.5 or 3 calendar years undergraduate work provided that they meet biomedical admission standards.


  • Unweighted GPA of 3.75
  • Combined SAT I score of 1400 (Quantitative + Verbal) or an ACT score of 32
  • SAT II score requirement of at least 600 in Math, and one science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics)
  • Eight semesters of English and mathematics and two semesters each of biology and chemistry

Application Requirements