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Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dental, Pre-Veterinary and Other Programs


Calvin students accepted to medical and dentals schools. Learn more

Study in a world-class city for medical professionals

Grand Rapids' "Medical Mile" provides countless opportunities for clinical experience. Learn more

Learn from professors with medical school experience

Calvin's science faculty includes three professors with experience teaching in med school. Faculty

Prepare to serve

Find your path to service by preparing well for medical or dental school. Learn more

Do science research

Partner with professors on important research projects in the sciences. Learn more

Calvin’s pre-medical, dental and veterinary program will prepare you to get into a great medical, dental or veterinary school, but it will also push you further—to become the kind of wise and compassionate person the healing professions need.

Calvin College announces a new partnership with the University of Michigan Medical School to provide a full-tuition scholarship for students planing to pursue both a pre-medical program at Calvin College and a medical degree at the University of Michigan. Learn more »

Important information for students who plan to apply for the fall, 2016 entering class of medical school. The College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University has worked with Calvin College to provide up to three openings in their fall, 2016, entering class for qualified Calvin students through an Early Assurance Program. For those qualified, this is a wonderful opportunity for an early acceptance program. Learn more »


Get Prepared

Prepare for your future by taking the right combination of courses in biology, chemistry and physics, and getting plenty of hands-on experience through summer research, internships and off-campus programs

Get Accepted

Enjoy the success many Calvin graduates have getting into the medical and dental schools of their choice. Four-fifths of Calvin graduates are accepted into medical and dental school upon first application. The national average? One-third.

Find Your Calling

Discover where your career aspirations meet God’s call through Calvin’s faith-based curriculum. Your Christian professors can help as you explore how to be part of the answer to the world’s pressing problems.