Best Pre Med Schools In Midwest

Premed students often wonder which minor would be most useful for their future careers in medicine. Should they choose a science-related major? Or should they go with something else entirely?

The answer is: it depends. There are some great premed minors out there, but they’re not all created equal. Some will help you get into medical school, while others won’t. In this article, we’ll take a look at the best premed minors available today, so you can make an informed decision about which one is right for you!

Best Pre Med Schools In Midwest

Northwestern University

Northwestern University is a private research university in Evanston, Illinois, with campuses in Chicago and Doha, Qatar. It is a member of the Big Ten Conference and is ranked 20th among world universities by U.S. News & World Report.

University of Chicago

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Academic programs: The University of Chicago’s undergraduate and graduate programs are both highly regarded. It offers degrees in over 50 fields of study, including the top-ranked Pritzker School of Medicine, which was ranked #3 by US News & World Report. The university also has one of the largest financial endowments among all American universities with over $7 billion dollars for students to benefit from.
  • Student life: UChicago has more than 500 student organizations and 800 on-campus student groups that provide opportunities for networking and making friends with other students who share your interests. There are also plenty of off-campus activities available nearby including free concerts at Millennium Park every summer!
  • Cost: The cost per year is $64k-$70k depending on what program you choose (in-state vs out). If you’re paying out of state tuition then expect this number to go up quite a bit because it was originally designed as an affordable public institution that provides quality education regardless if you’re rich or poor…but now those days are gone….so there’s always room for improvement 🙂

Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis is a private research university in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Washington University was founded in 1853 and is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Washington University has more than 8,000 students from all 50 states and nearly 100 countries around the world on its 667-acre campus in suburban Clayton, Missouri. It also has a branch campus called the George Warren Brown School of Social Work located downtown at 20 North 9th Street; we will not be discussing this branch campus here but will mention it again later when we discuss two unique specializations that you can obtain with your degree if you want to pursue them at one point during your career as a physician or nurse practitioner (NPP).

Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is a private research university in Cleveland, Ohio. It was established in 1826 and has more than 14,000 students from around the world. The university is divided into 19 schools and colleges including arts and sciences, engineering, law, medicine and nursing. With a $1 billion endowment for academic research programs (ranking it among the top ten universities in the United States), CWRU also has a well-funded medical school that offers four undergraduate degrees along with its MD program.

The core of CWRU’s mission is to discover new knowledge through research while educating talented students from diverse backgrounds to become leaders across many disciplines—from science & technology to business & economics; humanities & social sciences; arts & culture—to foster innovative thinking while encouraging responsible citizenship within our global community.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a public research university in Urbana, Illinois, United States. The flagship campus of the University of Illinois system, it was founded in 1867 as one of the oldest public universities in America.

The second-largest university in Illinois, it is also noted for its strong focus on engineering and science research. The campus has a total area of approximately 1,300 acres (5.3 km2) and an enrollment over 40,000 students per year as of fall 2018.[3] Its faculty consists of more than 3,600 professors with over 942 tenured professors,[4] making it one of the largest faculties among U.S. universities.[5][6] In addition to its main campus at Urbana-Champaign (which houses all except graduate programs), UIUC also has campuses located throughout metropolitan Chicago including Springfield; Peoria; Chicago Heights; Schaumburg; Rockford; Lincoln; Jacksonville[7]; Galesburg

DePauw University

What you should know about DePauw University

DePauw University is a private, liberal arts college located in Greencastle, Indiana, United States. The university was founded as Greencastle Female Seminary in 1837 and became DePauw University in 1884. It is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC).

Carleton College

Carleton College is a private liberal arts college located in Northfield, Minnesota, United States. The school enrolls 2,000 students and offers more than 50 majors across the arts, humanities and sciences. Carleton has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best colleges in the Midwest for 12 consecutive years (2006–2018).

In addition to its small class sizes (average 14 students per class), Carleton has a generous financial aid policy that ensures every student can afford to attend without incurring crushing debt after graduation; 100 percent of first-year students receive some form of financial aid from Carleton through grants or scholarships awarded on merit rather than need or family income level—an uncommon practice among small liberal arts colleges but one that helps ensure socioeconomic diversity at this institution

Ohio State University

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Lutheran College of Nursing and Health Sciences (LCNHS)

Lutheran College of Nursing and Health Sciences (LCNHS) is a private, nonprofit, Christian college in Columbus, Ohio. LCNHS has a rigorous premed program that will prepare you for medical school. The small size of the premed program allows students to get to know their professors and advisors more closely than at larger schools.

The small size of our premed program is one reason why so many successful students choose to apply here. They enjoy being able to talk directly with their professors because we know our students well and take a personal interest in their success!

When asked about her experience with LCNHS’ premed program as part of her application process, senior Laura Denton said: “It was great! All of my teachers were very helpful throughout my time there.”

For most people, it’s worth it to take the MCAT, but you can go through a premed program without taking the MCAT.

  • For most people, it’s worth it to take the MCAT.
  • The MCAT is not required for medical school admissions.
  • People who are interested in medical school should consider taking the MCAT.
  • People who are interested in a career in medicine should consider taking the MCAT.


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