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PSEO Application Checklist

UMR’s PSEO program curriculum is part of the Bachelor in Science Health Sciences (BSHS) program. The BSHS program offers a rigorous and innovative interdisciplinary curriculum designed to prepare students for a broad spectrum of health science-related fields.

    Application Materials

    Admission to the PSEO Program is competitive and applications are required. The program is only available to rising seniors.

    • UMR PSEO Application - Complete the online University of Minnesota Rochester PSEO Application. Application will open January 1 for the following academic year. 
    • Official High School Transcript – Minimum GPA 3.5 unweighted.
    • PSEO Notice of Student Registration - Complete part 1 of this form. Part 2 is completed by your high school. Part 3 will be completed by the University of Minnesota Rochester.
    • Credit Balance Sheet - Have your school counselor complete this form.
    • Standardized Test Scores - Provide an unofficial score report for the ACT or SAT. At least one test score is required for review. April ACT scores will be considered if the applicant applies by the May 1 deadline. 
    • Passion for Health Care Short Answer - Optional part of the application but strongly recommended.

    ​​Application Deadlines
    May 1 for the following academic year. 
    All students who apply by the deadline will be notified by June 1.

    Application Process
    Application materials may be submitted by scanning and emailing to applyumr@r.umn.edu or mailing in one envelope to the following address:
    PSEO Admissions
    University of Minnesota Rochester
    111 South Broadway – Suite 300
    Rochester, MN 55904