Undergraduate Premedical Scholars Program (NUPSP)

The Northwestern Undergraduate Premedical Scholars Program (NUPSP) is an early MD acceptance program for high-achieving Northwestern undergraduate students who have completed 2 full years of undergraduate study with a demonstrated commitment to a career in Medicine into Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. 

NUPSP is for students who have committed to the Feinberg School of Medicine (FSM) as their program of choice and requires a binding decision on the part of both the applicant and the medical school.  Students are accepted during their 3rd undergraduate year for matriculation into the Feinberg School of Medicine FSM) after their 4th undergraduate year.  The program is not designed to be a fast-track to medical school.  Transfer students may apply if they meet the listed requirements and coursework was conducted at a similarly rigorous program.

Each year, approximately 3-6 NUPSP students are offered early acceptance to FSM.  The accepted student agrees to enter FSM in August of the calendar year after acceptance and, assuming all program provisions are met, FSM agrees to commit a seat to the applicant for that year.

NUPSP is committed to MD applicants only (NUPSP does not accommodate those interested in the MD/PhD program) and does not require program participants to take the MCAT Examination.

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NUPSP program advising is available through your college advisor and the:

University Academic Advising Center
1940 Sheridan Road, Evanston
(847) 467-4281