To learn more about each program within the UC Postbacc Consortium, visit the links below.

For inquiries about the UC Consortium partnership or general questions about the joint application, the first-point of contact is the UC Consortium Program Coordinator at

For specific questions regarding a program, email the institution's program coordinator.


Program Costs and Timelines

Program costs are unique to each campus based on undergraduate tuition/fees, graduation certificate tuition/fees, and other program stipends/assistance, if offered. Please visit each individual campus' website or contact their program directly for additional information on tuition and fees. 

Charles R. Drew Postbaccalaureate Leadership Program 

  • Program begins in August 
  • The program provides both lower and upper division undergraduate science course options to students through the College of Science and Health. Program fee is $5,000 per term for 3 terms. Accepted applicants will need to submit a non-refundable deposit of $500 within one (2) week of notification of admission to confirm enrollment in program. Deposit will be credited towards tuition/fees upon starting the program*

           *subject to change

UC Davis School of Medicine Postbaccalaureate Program

UCI School of Medicine Postbaccalaureate Program 

  • Program begins in June 
  • Paticipants will enroll in undergraduate upper-division coursework at UC Irvine. Students are responsible for all costs including living expenses, undergraduate tuition/registration fees and any additional educational costs over the course of the program.

UCLA Reapplicant Program (UCLA RAP) 

  • Program begins in September 
  • Participants, in close consultation with program advisors, will select their courses through UCLA Extension or a local California State University. Students are expected to pay any tutition and/or fees for courses enrolled in.

UCSF School of Medicine Post Baccalaureate Program 

Program Similarities

Similarities across all programs:

  • All programs have their own unique admissions processes, timelines, and interview processes 
  • Approximately year long structured academic enhancer pre-med postbaccalaureate programs 
  • Coursework taken tends to be upper-division science coursework 
  • Admitted students are enncouraged to apply for FAFSA/CA Dream Act in March of the year applying. Most postbaccalaureate students utilize federal or private loans to cover tuition costs
  • Majority of progams are full-time and have a no work requirement 
  • All programs over a free MCAT preparation component 
  • Over the last decade, all programs have above a 90% matriculation rate to medical school

Program Partners Contact Information

CDU Postbaccalaureate Leadership Program

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science 

1731 E. 120th St., Los Angeles, CA 90059 

email | website


UC Davis School of Medicine Postbaccalaureate Program
UC Davis School of Medicine
Office of Student and Resident Diversity
4610 X Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
email | website




University of California, Irvine
Office of Admissions and Outreach
Medical Education Building
836 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92697-4089
email | website



David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Reapplication Program (UCLA RAP)
Office of Diversity Inclusion and Outreach
305 Geffen Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-6990
email | website
Only reapplicants accepted


UCSF School of Medicine
Post Baccalaureate Program
Office of Post Baccalaureate and Outreach Programs
521 Parnassus Avenue, Second Floor Box 0710
San Francisco, CA 94143-0710
email | website