Pre-Medicine, Preparation Course

Pre-Medicine, Preparation Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration

About

At the International Study Center, you’ll study academic courses that relate to your degree, as well as study skills and English language classes that enhance your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

When you successfully complete the Pre-Medicine Pre-Medicine pathway program and achieve the required grades, you’ll continue your degree at Lipscomb University. Created for international students, our courses allow you to pursue your academic and professional goals. We give you the best possible start at Lipscomb and put you on the path to long-term success.

Programme Structure

Academic Content Courses:

  • Lipscomb Experience
  • Physical Education / Wellness
  • Science
  • Math
  • English Composition
  • Communication

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 8 months
    • Duration description

      2-Semester 8 months 3-Semester 16 months 4-Semester 24 months

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.7

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.7 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

English language

  • 2-semester program: IELTS 5.5 / Password 5.0 / TOEFL 60 / B2*
  • 3-semester program: IELTS 5.0 / Password 5.0 / TOEFL 50
  • 4-semester program: IELTS 4.5 / Password 4.5 / TOEFL 45 / Pearson 38
  • Direct admission: IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 80-81 / SAT minimum score in reading 500

Your application should include: 

  • Completed application form 
  • Copy of your passport ID pages 
  • Current I-20 and visa (if currently studying in the U.S.) 
  • Certified copies of academic records, including transcripts and school leaving certificates 
  • Certified financial statement and Affidavit of Support 

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    14838 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14838 USD per semester and a duration of 8 months.
  • National Applies to you

    14838 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14838 USD per semester and a duration of 8 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
    • Intensive English Program - $7,500
    • Direct admission - $14,838

Living costs for Nashville

  • 1183 - 2200 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.