Introduction of Pre-Matriculation

The Pre-matriculation Program is a summer program for students who will be matriculating into their first year of medical school at MCG.  As a pre-matriculation program participant, you will gain important knowledge and skills to help you be successful in your respective health profession.  You will receive:

  • An introduction to important aspects of the first year curriculum through intensive classes
  • Specialized seminars from Augusta University leadership and faculty focused on strategies that facilitate success in, and graduation from, helath professionas program
  • Exposure to standardized patients
  • Intersection and networking opportunities with administrators, faculty, enrolled students, and peers
  • Familiarization with the campus and Augusta
  • Variety of social events and activities


On-campus housing is provided by the program. At the end of the program there is an option for a student to remain in their room,  if they have made arrangements with Residence Life, prior to starting the program. Past participants have stated that being moved into Augusta campus early has helped reduce stress and familiarized them with the area.  The first year medical school orientation begins July 24, 2023. 

Finanial Support and Program Fees:

Program participants receive stipends that help defray the cost of books, fees living expenses, etc.  Receipt of the final portion of the stipend is contingent upoon participants earning an overall average of "C" or above for the final course grades. 

There is a $75 administrative processing fee 


The Pre-matriculation curriculum is designed to provide intense academic enrichment experiences that will challenge and prepare students. All program participants take intensive academic courses in:

  • Neuroanatomy
  • Histology
  • Biochemistry 
  • Physiology   
  • Students will also get to work with standarized patients in the Physical Diagnosis course in our MCG Simulation Center. 

Additionally , students will gain insight and network with leadership through the Faculty Grand Round series. A variety of teaching and learning styles are employed, including hands -on-training lecture, experiential exercises, group work, exams, etc.

Participants are required to attend all classes and take all quizzes and/or exams so that progress can be throughly evaluated. Pre- and post tests in each of the main academic areas are given at the beginning and the end of the program, in order to measure progress. Participants are required to pass courses with a "C" or above and complete program evaluations. 


             For information about our SEEP College Summer Program, please see this Brochure  Pre-Matriculation Brochure 2023

If interested in applying to this program or  have questions, or please email us, or call 706-721-7835.