Each year, the UC Davis PRIME Programs will accept:

  • 6-8 ACE-PC students
  • 8-12 Rural-PRIME students
  • 8-12 REACH-PRIME students
  • 6-8 TEACH-MS students

All PRIME applicants must meet UC Davis School of Medicine (SOM) admissions requirements and be admitted into the UC Davis SOM before they can be accepted into a UC Davis PRIME program.

To Apply

  1. All applicants must apply to the UC Davis School of Medicine (UCDSOM) through the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) by October 1. 
  2. Applicants invited to complete the UCDSOM Secondary Application will have an opportunity to indicate their interest in one or more of the PRIME programs in the Secondary Application.
  3. Applicants accepted into the UCDSOM will then be screened by the PRIME Program Directors of the programs to which they applied. Qualified applicants will be invited for a PRIME program-specific interview in January or February.
  4. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance into a PRIME program by mid-March. 

For more information, visit the UC Davis School of Medicine Admissions page.