MEDPREP

Eligibility for MEDPREP

An individual is considered "educationally disadvantaged" if he/she:
  • comes from an environment that has inhibited the individual from obtaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to enroll in and graduate from a health professions school.
An individual is considered "economically disadvantaged" if he/she:
  • comes from a family with an annual income below a level based on low-income thresholds, according to family size, published by the U.S. Bureau of the Census, adjusted annually for changes in the Consumer Price Index, and adjusted ... for use in all health ... professions programs.

The table below provides a breakdown of family income levels used to determine economic disadvantage for the latest available data.

Low Income Levels

Size of Parental Family Income Level
1
$19,140
2
$25,660
3
$32,180
4
$38,700
5
$45,220
6
$51,740
7
$58,260
8
$64,780
For each additional person add:
$6,520

MEDPREP | Medical/Dental Education Preparatory Program
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine | MC 4323 | Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Phone: 618.536.6671 | Fax: 618.453.1919