Is there an entrance examination to the Pre Medical Track?
No, there is no entrance examination. The only requirement is to finish High School studies and be eligible for university studies in your home country. (No failed results in the transcripts). Even though a certain level of English language is required (B1/B2).
What does the placement test consist of?
The placement test will be in Biology, Chemistry, Math and General English. (Multiple choice questions and a composition.) This is not an examination only a test to see how much you remember from High School. If you have not studied Biology or Chemistry it is also fine.
Is there a scholarship or student loan available?
Yes, we do have scholarship for excellent students in the second semester.
Eligibility and Criteria: Enrollment to the English Pre-Medical Track
Grade A in all subjects To achieve all A-s, one needs to maintain steady performance throughout the first semester of the academic year attend all classes write all weekly/bi-weekly tests in all subjects pass all written and oral exams, with merit at the end of the first semester.

If you have any questions about specifics, please contact Ms Enikő Szabó, head of admissions, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Is Hungary a safe country?
  • Of the world's top 20 safest countries, 14 are in Europe and Hungary is one of them.
  • EU is generally considered the safest region in the world.
  • As a student in Hungary you can

    enjoy the freedom of movement

    in the whole Schengen area
  • Hungary has a high level of food safety and animal & plant health. As an EU member also has remarkably high standards when it comes to matters such as GMOs, hormones, questionable chemicals and other food additives.
What is the difference between the Two-semester and the Intensive Pre Medical Track?
Two-semester Pre Medical Track: Mainly designed for those who have not studied one or some of the required subjects or who lack knowledge in English.
One-semester Intensive Pre Medical Track: Designed for those who need to refresh their previous studies and have a good command of English.
How can I find an apartment?

Our Housing Service offers help in finding you suitable accommodation in Budapest.

It is open Monday through Friday. Please do not forget to arrange an appointment in advance!.


Housing Service

(+3630) 683 0885
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Please visit the website of the housing service for further information about the apartments.
Do not hesitate to contact us.

What is the success rate of university admission after completing the Pre Medical Track?
According to our last years’ experience 90% of our students get accepted to one of the universities
How to get a Medical Insurance?

Basic health insurance valid in Hungary for the whole academic year is a precondition to registration. You can buy a private basic health insurance (UNImed) at registration, which offers a 24-hour – English speaking call center and assistance in getting medical care.


For details go to:

Do I get a student ID?
We provide a Hungarian temporary student ID, with which students are entitled to get the reduced price student monthly ticket for public transportation. The temporary student ID will be valid for 60 days following the date of issuing. You will have to renew it in our office every 60 days before it expires.
Which universities can I apply after the Pre Medical Track?

You can apply to Hungarian medical Universities, for example:

Since October 5, 2020 the education at McDaniel College Budapest has been online. We have successfully conducted our online instruction both in the two-semester and in the one-semester Pre-Medical Track this academic year. Even though we are committed to continue our instruction on campus in person when circumstances permit (hopefully from September, 2021), we will also offer the possibility to complete the whole course online. If you are interested in joining us, you can apply here.