Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience

The Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience (CSMB) Magnet High School is a community of learners with a student body that represents more than 35 ZIP codes and county districts such as Ladue, Lindbergh, Parkway and Rockwood.  The school embraces the highest of academic standards. CSMB is patterned after some of the most successful high schools across the nation, including, the distinguished Michael E. DeBakey High School for the Health Professions in Houston, Texas.  CSMB offers advanced curricula, which include many honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses.  CSMB's environment and culture is one in which all of its students and staff work together toward a common goal of careers in medicine, health and biomedical research.

Designed as a rigorous four-year medical professions magnet program, the school's mission is to prepare a diverse student body to further their studies at the nation's best colleges and universities. CSMB's college prep curricula include a minimum of four mathematics and eight science courses, which will prepare students with an academic foundation essential for post-secondary studies.  The school's unique four-year medical program provides students with project-based learning experiences under the guidance of health science and technology professionals in the classroom and with local partners Goldfarb School of Nursing, Washington University Medical School, Saint Louis University School of Medicine and Saint Louis College of Pharmacy.  All students complete an internship/practicum during their senior year.

CSMB requires a written commitment from both students and parents to follow the rigorous four-year course sequence, complete a minimum of 200 hours of community service, earn First Aid and CPR certification prior to entering the 11th grade and abide by the school's Honor Code and Dress Code policies.

Admission Requirements:

Sixth and Seventh grade final report card
First grading period report card of Eighth grade
Test record (MAP or other national achievement tests)
Excellent attendance record (Documented)
Letters of recommendation from two of the following: current teacher, counselor, principal or designated administrator
Entrance essay
A student and parent/guardian interview
If accepted, attend the Medical High School's Summer Program prior to entering the ninth grade

Submit required documentation to:

    Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience
    Attention: Admissions
    1547 S. Theresa Ave
    St. Louis,  MO 63104

Additional admissions information can be found here


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