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Joint Admission Medical Program

The Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP) is a special program created by the Texas Legislature to support and encourage highly qualified, economically disadvantaged Texas resident students pursuing a medical education. The program is forreshmen or sophomores interested in becoming a medical doctor (MD) or a doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO). Read carefully below for details. Not all students are eligible for the program. Consult the JAMP web site and read the Application Handbook for complete program rules.


  • Early Admission – Earn 27 hours of college credit during high school including two semesters of General Chemistry (no more than three hours of AP credit can count towards the 27)
  • Regular Admission – Complete a minimum of 27 (prefer 30) hours of college credit during first year of college immediately following high school graduation including two semesters of General Chemistry (no more than three hours of AP credit can count towards the 27)
  • Earn a 3.25 GPA or higher (overall and in math/science courses)
  • Be economically disadvantaged (as evidenced by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid [FAFSA] – Expected Family Contribution of $8,000 or less or other evidence)
  • A Texas resident (can be a permanent resident of the US or international student if student holds certain types of visas)


  • Multiple undergraduate scholarship opportunities including summer stipends
  • Summer Internship placement (one between Freshman/Sophomore and another between Sophomore/Junior)
  • Specialized MCAT preparation
  • Personalized mentoring
  • Guaranteed admission to a participating Texas medical school IF all criteria are met
  • Scholarships to attend medical school

Documents Needed to Apply

  • Notice of Intent to Apply
  • High School Transcript with Class Rank
  • Official SAT/ACT Score documentation
  • FAFSA Student Aid reports (Financial Aid) for 2016 – 2017 and 2017 – 2018 years
  • Letters of Evaluation from:
    • JAMP Faculty Director
    • University Faculty Member
  • College Transcripts (if applicant attended a non-UT system college during high school)
  • Official University Transcript showing fall and spring grades

Steps to Apply


The online application deadline is September 29 at 5:00 p.m. CDT.

Supporting documents must be delivered to Dr. Greg Hale in room 206 Life Science by October 11 at 5:00 p.m. CDT.



For more information, please email and indicate your interest in JAMP with any questions you may have.