ETSU named a top 20 pre-med school in America


JOHNSON CITY (Sept. 28, 2015) – A website that ranks higher education has included East Tennessee State University on its list of the top 20 schools in the country for students who plan to enter medical school.

The website,, ranks a wide array of degree programs at institutes of higher education. ETSU’s Quillen College of Medicine landed on the “Top 20 Pre-Med Schools in America” alongside other schools including Cornell University, Creighton University, Boston University, Dartmouth Medical School and Johns Hopkins University.

The pre-medicine program at ETSU prepares students for the four-year Doctor of Medicine. Students must complete courses required by most medical schools, including biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, English and communication. 

Those interested in a health-related career also benefit from ETSU’s Office of Medical Professions Advisement, which provides academic and personal advisement and access to professional school information and related workshops as well as other resources to assist them in becoming competitive candidates for application to a professional school.

To see the list of all 20 of the top pre-med schools in the United States, visit To learn more about the ETSU Office of MPA, visit

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