About 100 people have been interviewed and another 90 interviews are scheduled in January.
Construction has begun in Scranton and the school is planning to welcome an inaugural class of 60 students in August 2009.
The college got its preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education in October.
All doctor of medicine students accepted for the fall semester will receive $20,000 scholarships for each of their four years of school.
Information from: The Scranton Times, http://thetimes-tribune.com/