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Grade Point Average (GPA) Regulations

The minimum required GPA is 3.0 on the 4.0 scale. Grades will be converted to a 4.0 scale according to the OMSAS Undergraduate Grading System Conversion Table. The GPA is calculated on all converted undergraduate course grades completed at a recognized institution as of October 2, 2017.

For those applicants whose 4 year degree is completed through a transfer of credits from a college, they are required to have completed a minimum of ten full course credits, twenty half course credits or, a combination of at the university degree level at the time you apply.

Grades for supplementary, spring, summer, and part‑time study and distance education courses will be included in the GPA calculation.

Courses reflected on the transcript as “Pass”, with no grade indicated, will not be considered in the GPA calculation.

If you repeated a course and both course grades appear on your transcript, both the past grade and the repeated grade will be included in the GPA calculation.

Applicants with a Graduate Degree

If you have a graduate degree (Masters/PhD), you will not be considered for admission as part of a separate applicant pool. You will be assessed based on the minimum requirement of a 4‑year recognized undergraduate university degree (3‑year degree for mature applicants) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on the 4.0 scale.

After the initial GPA calculation, an additional 0.2 will be added to the undergraduate GPA to ensure compliance with the cut-off.

Your graduate degree must be conferred and NOSM must receive your final transcript indicating graduation by December 30, 2016 to be considered for the 0.2 addition.

You will not receive the additional 0.2 for more than one graduate degree.

Part-time Studies

NOSM accepts applications from students who have pursued their undergraduate studies on a full-time basis, part-time basis or with a combination of full-time and part-time studies.





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