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joint admission medical program

Created by the Texas Legislature, the Joint Admission Medical Program assists economically disadvantaged students gain entrance to medical school. JAMP targets undergraduate sophomores who have completed one year of course work. JAMP students receive conditional acceptance to one of eight medical schools across Texas. Continued eligibility is contingent upon the successful completion of four years as an undergraduate student and graduation from UTB/TSC.

JAMP offers it students continuous proctoring and guidance in preparation for the rigors of medical school. Students accepted into JAMP receive undergraduate and medical school scholarships. JAMP students participate in summer internships where they take upper-level courses, prepare for the Medical College Admissions Test and complete clinical rotations.

See Premed Track on the Pre-health Advising page to ensure you are following the suggested course timeline and have completed the required courses to successfully score well on MCAT. 


Application Criteria

  • Complete freshman fall and spring semester (Only 3 dual or AP credits will be applied)
  • Texas Resident with U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status
  • Eligible for a Pell Grant with an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of 8000 or less
  • Complete the SAT or ACT
  • Motivated to pursue a career as a physician
  • Evidence of community involvement
  • Meet with the JAMP faculty advisor​


Want more information about the MCAT? Visit the AAMC website.​

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