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  • Dr. Martin Ortega

    Family Medicine
    Asst. Professor
    TTUHSC - Permian BasinĀ 
    JAMP Alumnus

    "JAMP was my first true glimpse into medicine. It gave me as an undergraduate student, without personal or family ties to medicine, a look into not only a practicing physician's daily life but knowledge into the logistics and training that took place before he/she got there."

    Read more about Dr. Ortega's journey.

    How to Become a JAMPer

    JAMP Application

    Click here to access the JAMP application.

    Download the JAMP Handbook to learn about the JAMP application process, requirements, and tips for submitting a complete application.

    JAMP Criteria

    • Apply to College. Apply to a Texas college or university to enroll for the fall semester immediately following graduation from high school or a home-school program.
    • Take the SAT or ACT. You must earn a score not less than the mean for the state of Texas.
    • Apply for Financial Aid. You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) up to 8000.
    • Complete at least 27 hours of undergraduate credit.
      • Early Admission: Earn at least 27 hours of college credit from high school (Dual Credit or Early College high school) including two semesters of General Chemistry with a grade of "C" or better. (No more than 3 hours of AP credit can be counted toward the 27-hour requirement).
      • Regular Admission: Complete at least 27 hours of college credit during first year of college after graduation from high school including two semesters of General Chemistry with a grade of "C" or better. (No more than 3 hours of AP credit can be counted toward the 27-hour requirement).
    • Earn a 3.25 GPA or higher and 3.25 BCPM GPA in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Math courses.
    • Meet with the JAMP Faculty Director (JFD). The JFD at your school will provide academic advising and assistance in applying to JAMP. Contact your JFD prior to beginning your application to JAMP.
    • Apply to JAMP. Click on the 'Student Application' link at the top right side of any page of our website. You may begin the online application on May 1, 2018 8:00 a.m. Central Time and must submit the completed application no later than October 1, 2018 5:00 p.m. Central Time.
    • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and be a Texas Resident. Please refer to our Texas residency page for more information.

      Click here for full program admission criteria and guidelines for admitted students and alternates.

    When to Apply to JAMP

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    Early Admission Track Regular Admission Track


    JAMP Early Admission Track TimelineJAMP Regular Admission Track Timeline

    Click here to learn more about the different admission tracks into JAMP.

    SAT and/or ACT Average Scores

    Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and American College Testing (ACT) Mean Scores for Texas students entering college in Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

    Fall 2016   Fall 2017
    Combined 1484   Composite 20.6 Combined 1020   Composite 20.7
    Critical Reading 494   English 19.4 Reading & Writing 513   English 19.5
    Math 508   Math 20.7 Math 507   Math 20.7
    Writing 482   Reading 21.0       Reading 21.1
          Science 20.7       Science 20.9