Duquesne University students now have another avenue to pursue their bigger goals.

We are pleased to announce that up to seven students will be eligible for the Duquesne University College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) Early Assurance Program (EAP) each year, giving them conditional acceptance to the COM before starting their undergraduate studies at Duquesne. 

The EAP, created through a partnership between the College of Medicine and the Pre-Medical and Pre-Health Professions Program (PMHPP), requires interested first-year students to apply for the program by November 15 of their first year at Duquesne, after being accepted to an academic major program and the PMHPP at the time of initial application to the University. 

If chosen, successful applicants will be granted conditional admission to the COM program.  To be eligible for EAP admission, applicants must qualify in accordance with Duquesne policy and be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status. Applicants will be interviewed for conditional admission by the College of Medicine. A maximum number of 7 students will be chosen each year. 

Additional EAP candidates may be considered from the waitlist up until the beginning of their sophomore year (based on the academic year, not credit hours) if there are EAP positions available in their respective cohorts.  Students who are not admitted into the EAP are encouraged to apply to the College of Medicine through the general application process.

For details, visit our Deadlines and Important Dates page.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and horizon-expanding education. A campus of nearly 8,000 graduate and undergraduate students, Duquesne prepares students by having them work alongside faculty to discover and reach their goals. The University's academic programs, community service and commitment to equity and opportunity in the Pittsburgh region have earned national acclaim.

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September 28, 2023