Oregon State University provides outstanding opportunities for students to prepare for a career in medicine. OSU is one of the best pre-med schools because students can choose from an array of exciting majors, enhance their education through research and other hands-on experiences and connect with experienced advisors. Some of our majors offer an official pre-medicine option (concentrations) that students can declare and is transcript visible. These options are not required by medical schools, but they can help students optimize their courses to prepare for medical school.
Variety of majors
Students can apply to medical school with any major, as long as required pre-med courses are completed. OSU offers the greatest variety of majors of any university in the state. The College of Science is one of the best pre-med colleges available. Our pre-med students choose majors in Science (Biology, Biochemistry/Biophysics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, BioHealth Sciences, Chemistry, Microbiology), Health and Human Sciences (Exercise and Sports Science, Nutrition, Public Health), Engineering (Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Radiation Health Physics), Agricultural Sciences (BioResource Research), and Liberal Arts (History, Music, Psychology, Spanish, etc).