Joint Admission Medical Program

About JAMP

The Joint Admission Medical Program is a special program created by the Texas Legislature to support and encourage highly qualified, economically disadvantaged students pursuing a medical education.

Interested in JAMP?
Take the JAMP Self-Assessment to see if you meet program requirements

What JAMP provides

  • Support through undergraduate scholarships and summer stipends
  • Placement into JAMP Summer Internship experiences
  • Hands-on experience through clinical enrichment opportunities
  • A comprehensive, multi-phase MCAT preparation program
  • Personal and professional development through dedicated mentoring
  • Guaranteed admission to a participating Texas medical school if all criteria are met
  • Scholarships to attend medical school

JAMP acceptance criteria

  • Must be an aspiring MD or DO
  • Enroll at a participating college or university immediately following graduation from high school
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and be a Texas resident
  • Complete a minimum of 27 hours of undergraduate credit
  • Earn a GPA of at least 3.25
  • Complete the FAFSA application and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) no more than 8000
  • Complete two semesters of General Chemistry with a “C” or better and be enrolled in Organic Chemistry I when you submit your application

JAMP timeline

The JAMP application opens each year on May 1 and closes on October 31. If you are currently a first- or second-year TWU student interested in becoming an MD or DO, please contact Pre-Health Advising ( to learn more about JAMP.

Page last updated 2:37 PM, January 17, 2024