Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards and Process
Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards and Processszur2021-09-02T17:48:18+00:00
Last updated on September 2nd, 2021
STANDARDS FOR ADMISSION, RETENTION, AND GRADUATION
Behavioral qualities, cognitive skills, participation in pre-professional activities, and personal attributes are all evaluated and must reach acceptable standards before promotion can be considered. Any conduct of students that can reasonably be seen as disgraceful, dishonorable, or unbecoming will be considered as a major component in the academic decision regarding retention and promotion.
The time allocation for the Charter Foundation program is one semester.
Students who wish to enter Term 1 of Basic Sciences in the School of Medicine must:
Attain a WMPG of 80% and a Science GPA of 3.00 or better. (see criteria below)
Pass the Foundations Preclinical Science Comprehensive Exam (PCSCE)
Complete the program as prescribed by the criteria below with no grades below “C”.
Demonstrate the behaviors and attitudes considered by St. George’s University to be essential for the profession of medicine.
Receive the recommendation of the Director of Pre-Clinical Program, to enter the Doctor of Medicine Program (MD)
PROMOTIONS CRITERIA INTO 4-MD
Meet SOM standards for admission and professional conduct
Charter Foundation Program (CFP)
Science GPA: 3.00
Science GPA: 3.20
Students who fail to meet any of all of the specified criteria for the CFP as specified in the table shown above may have the opportunity to repeat the CFP.
For those students who are granted a second opportunity to take the CFP, they must meet the criteria listed in the table above.
A WMPG of 82% and above
A Science GPA of 3.20 and above
If the student was successful in the PCSCE previously, there is no waiver of the exam if the program is repeated.