Below are some of the most frequently asked questions for Admissions, Financial Aid & Scholarships, and Student Research answered personally by the Faculty and Staff you may encounter on campus. If you don't see what you are looking for, please visit the section of the site listed with each category or give us a call directly.
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If you do not see the answer to your question, please see additional Admissions FAQs for prospective students.
Does the David Geffen School of Medicine have rolling admissions?
Can I apply before my MCATS?
Where can I find statistics on admissions?
Do you accept community college credits?
Can I take prerequisites after I'm accepted?
Do you accept international applications?
Is there preferential treatment for California vs. out-of-state residents?
Do I need a Bachelor’s Degree?
If you do not see the answer to your question, please visit Financial Aid & Scholarships.
How much debt will I accumulate by graduation?
What is the cost of attendance?
What types of aid are available to me?
Are scholarships taxable income?
Do I report all outside scholarships?
Do I report my parent’s financial information?
What if I have had a change in circumstances?
Can I work while in Medical School?
If you do not see the answer to your question, please visit the research opportunities for current medical students.
What kind of research can students do?
Who are potential faculty mentors?
How will I present to the larger biomedical community?
Where does first year research lead me?
How can I connect to the UCLA Research Enterprise?
What is a Research Pathway?
How will my UCLA Pathway research be evaluated?
What focused fellowships can I apply for during the summer after my first year?
What are my opportunities in Global Health?