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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate for Med, Vet, and Dental school at CC?

For the 2009-2010 Application year, 35 CC students applied to MD school (7 of those were to DO schools); we had a 73% acceptance rate for Med school. Two students applied to Dental school and 2 students applied Vet to school.

What are the Medical Schools that accept our students?

Our students have been accepted to:

  • Creighton
  • Duke
  • Emory
  • Georgetown
  • Harvard
  • Loyola
  • Northwestern
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon Health and Science University
  • Rochester
  • St. Louis
  • Tulane
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Southern
  • California
  • University of Texas
  • University of Vermont
  • University of
  • Washington

Can I take required courses at a community college or online?

Most Med, Dental, and Vet schools prefer the required courses to come from a 4-year institution. The student will need to check the school of interest for specifics on acceptance of two year college oronline courses.

I heard that schools do background checks as part of the admissions process. Do I need to disclose everything?

Yes. It is very important to disclose any information that may be pulled up in a background check. It is also important to check with Paul York, Student Life Specialist for Campus Conduct, regarding any infractions you may have received as a student.