Many top U.S. medical schools offer premed summer undergraduate research programs which expose ambitious, talented college students to graduate-level medical research, usually over the course of 6-12 weeks in the summer.

These programs generally provide:

  • Generous stipends
  • Free housing
  • Compensation for travel expenses

Students work closely with faculty members on research, usually resulting in a large, final project that’s presented at the end of the summer term.

We've compiled all the important information about the top premed summer research programs into a one-of-a-kind chart that will help you understand your options and figure out which program is the best fit for you!