Baylor College of Medicine, through a holistic review process, is committed to selecting a highly qualified entering class each year to further our mission of excellence in patient care, research, education, and community service to an increasingly diverse society. The College fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty, and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers, promoting scientific innovation and providing patient-centered care. Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.
As we seek to matriculate students to further the mission of the College, the holistic admissions process gives balanced consideration in a flexible, individualized way to the applicant's experiences, attributes, and academic metrics and, when considered in combination, how the individual might contribute value to the medical profession.
Baylor College of Medicine-Temple is a branch campus of Baylor College of Medicine and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award doctorate degrees. Its accreditation is dependent upon continued SACSCOC accreditation of Baylor College of Medicine. Questions about the accreditation of Baylor College of Medicine may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
All Access: Medical School Admissions Podcast
Listen to learn more about our School of Medicine's holistic admissions process, what the Admissions Committee looks for in an applicant, what sets BCM apart from other medical schools.
Student Voices: Maria Vigil
Maria Vigil, a student in the School of Medicine, shares her Baylor College of Medicine experience.
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