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1. Requirements

For the class beginning medicine in 2019 (M.D. expected in 2023):

Admission to the LAU School of Medicine will be based on composite evaluation of the following:

Required Core Courses in the sciences:

Number Course Cr
BIO201 General Biology I 4
BIO202 General Biology II - Prerequisite: BIO201 4
CHM201 Chemical Principles - Prerequisite: CHM101 or equivalent 3
BIO321 Genetics - Prerequisites: BIO201 and BIO202 3
BCH301 Biochemistry - Prerequisite: BIO201 4
CHM311 Organic Chemistry I - Prerequisite: CHM201 3
CHM312 Organic chemistry II - Prerequisite: CHM311 3
CHM313 Organic Chemistry I Lab - Pre-or co-requisite: CHM311 1
CHM314 Organic Chemistry II Lab - Prerequisite: CHM311 and Lab.Pre-or co-requisite: CHM312. 1
PHY301 Classical Physics for Life Sciences - Prerequisite: MTH 200. 3
PHY302 Classical Physics for Life Sciences Lab - Pre-or co-requisite: PHY301 1
PHY305 Modern Physics for Life Sciences - Prerequisite: MTH 200 3
PHY306 Modern Physics for Life Sciences Lab - Pre- or co-requisite: PHY305 1

2. Application

To apply, please download the application form and follow the instructions included in it. Kindly download the PDF file on your computer to fill it out electronically.   

3. Dates to remember

Application Deadline:
Early Acceptances: January 15, 2019
Regular Acceptances: March 29, 2019
MCAT scores:  Applicants must sit for the MCAT by end of March 2019 and scores should be submitted to the Admissions Office by the first week of May 2019. Applicants taking the exam beyond that date might not be accommodated.  Applicant is to LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine as the MCAT recipient of scores.
Financial Aid Application Deadline:  March 31, 2019
Class starting in September 2019:
Orientation day:  (Date to be confirmed)
First day of classes: (Date to be confirmed)
Please note that above dates may be subject to change.

4. Interview

Appointments for interviews are granted after  the School Admissions Committee has reviewed all completed applications and made its recommendations.

5. Contact us

For any inquiries regarding admissions, kindly contact us:

Telephone:  +961 9 547262, Ext: 2133
Fax: +961 9 546560

Winter office hours (September - May): From 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Summer office hours (June -August ): From 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.


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