Congratulations on your admission to the Postbaccalaureate
Premedical Certificate Program at American University. Please note the
Students in certificate programs must take at least six
semester hours of course work during each twelve-month period and must
complete the certificate within four years from the date of acceptance.
Students taking undergraduate level courses must
maintain a 3.00 (B) grade point average; only those courses with grades of
"B" or higher may be applied towards a certificate.
When you begin the final semester of your program,
please contact the Premedical Programs Coordinator to initiate preparation
of your completion certificate.
If you plan on enrolling, please
complete our Enrollment Confirmation Form andcontact Dr.
Lynne Arneson, the Premedical Programs Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org, to
register for classes. You should also see her in Hurst Hall as soon as possible
after you arrive on campus.
We have an extensive advising program for all premedical students who enroll at
American University. You may wish to look at our website.
The summer, fall,and spring semesters begin on May 11, 2015, August 31, 2015,
and January 11, 2016, respectively. You should email Dr. Lynne Arneson to
authorize your course registration and help you with on-line registration.
TUITION and FINANCIAL AID: Tuition for Summer 2015 is $1,376/ credit hour
for lower level courses or $1,482/credit hour for senior and graduate level
courses: tuition for the academic year 2015-2016 is $1,417 per credit hour for
lower level courses or $1,526/credit hour for senior and graduate level
courses, plus certain fees detailed here.
Federal financial aid up to $10,500 per year in student loans is available once
accepted into the certificate program. Interested students must submit the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and supporting documentation upon
request. You may register online here.
The school code for American University is 001434. This is considered to be a
fifth year undergraduate program, which normally requires four semesters for
completion. If you have already completed a 2014-15 FAFSA, be sure to add
American University's school code by calling (800) 433-3243. Students must
complete the FAFSA each year to be eligible. The deadline is March 1.
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