Trinity prepares students for medical school through a foundation in the natural sciences, communication skills, social sciences and humanities. Tigers who commit to academics, prioritize mastering content that builds towards the MCAT, demonstrate a commitment to service and responsibility through work with faculty and in clinical settings, and can articulate a clear motivation for medicine will shine.
- 90 percent med school acceptance rate for students with 3.6 GPA
- Peer tutors serve in all required courses for medical school
- Trinity chapter of AMSA offers shadowing programs, volunteer and networking opportunities
- Faculty know all students well enough to write comprehensive, compelling letters of recommendation
Medical School Path
Take a personalized path through a number of fields
Professors offer research opportunities, engage with students as junior colleagues
Our accomplished faculty provide strong research opportunities, but they are also invested acting as mentors to students through experiential opportunities that enable authentic recommendations.
Prepare for medical school with a range of strong clinical opportunities
Research opportunities are available to students on and off campus. Several nearby medical facilities offer periodic clinical research and training opportunities.
Trinity has relationships with several study abroad programs that support students preparing for graduate study in clinical practice.
Trinity offers a mock interview program and tours of many of the biomedical research and clinical facilities in the San Antonio area.
Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI)
Trinity’s integrated, 300,000-square-foot science and engineering complex contains glass-walled laboratories, classrooms, and offices that put science on display. CSI supports teaching and research in chemistry, biology, biochemistry and molecular biology, and beyond.
American Medical Student Association
The Trinity chapter of the American Medical Students Association organizes shadowing programs and community outreach.
Lecture Series and Annual Events
Student groups plan many events on health-related issues, including readings and discussion of issues in contemporary medicine, study breaks, and gatherings to meet deans of admissions at various medical schools. Students also organize physician shadowing opportunities, some of which are with alumni.
When You Graduate
Learn how to recognize the school that matches your strengths, values and goals
Trinity med school applicants stand out both for their thorough foundational knowledge, and a versatile liberal arts skillset. These students routinely earn merit-based scholarships from both state and private medical schools.
Trinity maintains relationships with a variety of medical schools, enabling Trinity students to find schools where they can match with what they value.
"As I write this entry, I’m getting ready for a virtual case study, where I will struggle together with some classmates in diagnosing a fictitious patient over webcam."
“Professors don’t just move students through a textbook. Most of the time they compile different resources, which I feel is more apt for the real world.”
"Her professors know her as a driven student with an enthusiastic desire to become a physician and an inquisitive approach to all her classes."
Tigers are valued for their problem-solving, communication and research skills, as well as a versatile, interdisciplinary knowledge base. They excel as physicians, pharmacists, clinical researchers, physical therapists and more.
- Veterinary Medicine
- Physician Assistant
- Physical Therapy
- Public Health
Take the next step
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