Biology Students Exceed National Acceptance Rates into Medical School

July 7, 2021

Biology is a rapidly growing scientific field. The Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Grand View University is intended for students interested in post-graduate studies in the allied health field. This program is designed to help students meet the admission requirements for medical, dental, physician assistant, podiatry and veterinary medicine school.

Students engaged in this program will be placed on an academic pathway that prepares them for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), Dental Admission Test (DAT), Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and others, such as the Optometry Admission Test (OAT).

Grand View's survey of recent Biology graduates shows acceptance rates to allied health graduate programs that exceed national acceptance rates: 

Allied Health Program National
Acceptance Rate
Grand View Graduate
Acceptance Rate
Medical School 41% 67%
Veterinary School 10% 100%
Physician Assistant School 32% 50%
Podiatry School 67% 100%
Physical Therapy School 32% 67%
Optometry School 74% 100%
Chiropractic School N/A 100%
Dental School 6.1% 100%

More information on Grand View's Pre-Professional programs can be found here.