Admission Requirements | Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo

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Admission Requirements

Grado Doctoral en Medicina Naturopática


1. Baccalaureate Degree – Completion prior to enrollment. Total postsecondary coursework must meet a minimum GPA 3.00 and completed at an accredited college or university, recognized by the United States Department of Education.

2. Prerequisite Coursework – The following course should be approved before registration, and an official transcript before registration on the program must be submitted.



Biology with Lab.


Chemistry with Lab.












Algebra or Pre-Calculus


*Credits should be in Anatomy and Physiology.

3. Doctoral Admission Application – with a $75.00 nonrefundable application fee.

4. One (1) Letter of Recommendation – accompanying form an undergraduate or graduate academic reference, from a work experience (occupational) reference, and a health care provider or personal reference. Download here the Recommendation Letter format.

5. Personal Essay – The personal essay/statement should tell us about an applicant’s background, abilities, interests and experiences, and how these will make then good candidates for Naturopathic Medicine Program. Ideally, applicants should share some personal experiences and genuine thoughts in their essays. Explaining why they are applying to Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo is also helpful. The reading the essay. One page per essay question is the standard (ask for essay guidelines for more instructions).

6. Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) – The resume DRCV should include work experience, activities, community service and any honor/awards received.

7. Participate in an interview with the Doctoral Admission’s Committee.


 *Please send all documents on or before the application deadline in March every year to:

Edwin Lloret Bonet, MBA
Interim Associate Vice-Chancellor 
Admission and Marketing Office
Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto Gurabo
PO BOX 3030
Gurabo, P.R. 00778-3030
Tel. (787) 743-7979 Ext. 4351

* If you have any questions or comments please make them to:

Frank J. Valentín Silva, MD
Director of Naturopathic Medicine Doctoral Program
School of Health Sciences
Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo
PO BOX 3030
Gurabo, P.R. 00778-3030
Tel. (787) 743-7979 Ext. 4632