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The Academy for Health and Medical Sciences is a rigorous and selective four-year, full-time small learning community of motivated and talented students working concurrently toward their high school diploma and their Associate Degree in General Science.It is a partnership between Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School and Raritan Valley Community College.


Class of 2014 The goals of the Academy are to implement challenging cross-curricular educational experiences that promote critical thinking skills, foster opportunities for leadership and show the connection among disciplines, and to provide authentic clinical experiences through professional and community partnerships, exposing students to related career opportunities. 
Graduates of the Academy have gone on to continue their education at many prestigious four-year institutions (see list below).   

Academy Class of 2014                                           

Students in both Somerset and Hunterdon County are eligible to apply to the Academy during the Spring of their 8th Grade Year and must satisfy selective admissions criteria for acceptance.  They must also meet rigorous academic standards for continued enrollment. Once accepted, Academy students earn transcripted college credit during the course of the regular high school day. During their junior and senior years, students enroll in college courses at Raritan Valley Community College. 

 "The Academy is a place that helps nurture a student who is
passionate about what they want to do in their lives.” 
 – Meina K., Class of 2011     
 

 
 2010-2014 COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES                 Schools in BOLD are those at which students enrolled
 

Albright College
Arcadia University
Baylor University
Benedict College
Boston University
Brandon University
Brown University
Brown University- 8 yr program in Liberal
Medical Education
Caldwell College
Caldwell College-7 yr BS/MD
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western University
Case Western-7yr BS/MD
College of the Holy Cross
Colorado State University
Columbia University
Cornell College
Cornell University
Creighton University
Dartmouth University
Delaware Valley College
DeSales University
Dickinson College
Drew University
Drexel University
Drexel University Honors College
Drexel-7yr BS/MD
Duquesne University
East Stroudsburg University
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Furman University
George Washington University
Hofstra University
Holy Cross
Howard University
Ithaca College
John Jay College
Johns Hopkins University
Kean University
Kean-8yr BS/MD
Kent State University
Lafayette College
Lehigh University
Lehigh-8 year BS/MD
Lincoln University
Lock Haven University
Lycoming College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
McGill University
Messiah College
Montclair State University
Mount St Mary’s University
Muhlenberg College
New Jersey Institute of Technology

New York University
NJIT-7yr BS/MD
NJIT-7yr Doctor of Optometry program
NJIT-Albert Dorman Honors College
Northeastern University
Northern Arizona University
Northwestern University
NYIT
NYIT-7yr BS/DO
NYU Polytechnic
Penn State Schreyer Honors College
Penn State University
Penn State University-6yr BS/MD
Princeton University
Quinnipiac University
Ramapo College
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute-7 year BS/MD
Rhodes College
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Rider University
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rosemont College
Rosemont College-8yr BS/MD
Rowan University
Rutgers- BS/MBA
Rutgers College of Engineering
Rutgers College of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Rutgers-Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden
Rutgers University
Saint Andrews College
Saint Bonaventure University
Saint John’s University
Saint Louis University
Saint Peter’s College
Seton Hall University
Siena College
Stevens Institute of Technology
Stevens Institute of Technology- 7yr BS/MD
Stony Brook University
Syracuse University
TCNJ-7yr BS/MD
Temple University
Texas A&M
The College of New Jersey
Tufts University
Tuskegee University
Union College
United States Naval Academy
University of Akron

University of Buffalo (Pharmacy College)
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Chicago
University of Cincinnati
University of Connecticut
University of Delaware
University of Delaware Honors College
University of Florida
University of Hawaii-Manoa
University of Illinois
University of Maine
University of Maryland-Baltimore County
University of Maryland-College Park
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
University of Miami
University of Missouri, KC
University of New Haven
University of North Carolina –Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina –Wilmington
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh – 8yr BS/MD
University of Pittsburgh Honors College
University of Richmond
University of Rochester
University of Scranton
University of South Florida
University of Tampa
University of Tennessee
University of the Sciences of Philadelphia
University of Vermont
Ursinus College
Villanova University
Virginia Commonwealth Honors College
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Commonwealth University-8 year BS/MD
Washington and Jefferson College
Washington College
Westminster College (Pennsylvania)
Wilkes University
William Paterson University
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Xavier University of Louisiana
York College
Youngstown State University

     
 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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