Information for Pre-Medical Students

There are many good reasons to major in Biology at Eckerd College.

  1. The requirements for the Biology major fulfill all of the requirements for medical school.
  2. Undergraduate biology courses are the most important for success in medical school, according to a recent publication in The Journal of the National Association for Advisors for the Health Professions.
  3. Over the years, the Biology major at Eckerd College has had a high acceptance rate to medical school or veterinary medical schools. At times, Biology majors had the highest rate of acceptance to medical school of any major at Eckerd!
  4. Should your interests in medicine change, you’ll have a degree with enough depth for a good job or admission to an excellent graduate program.