Application & Review Process

How Do I Apply?

All applications should be made through the American Medical College Application Services (AMCAS). Applications must be submitted to AMCAS no later than 11:59 pm EST on November 1. Early Decision Program (EDP):  Applications must be submitted to AMCAS no later than 11:59 pm EST on August 1. Acceptance offers must be sent by October 1.  Applicants not accepted under the EDP will be automatically be placed in the regular applicant pool. The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) is required for admission. Applicants are required to take the MCAT within three years of their application.

Secondary Materials

Applicants invited to complete secondary materials will have 30 days from the date of the invitation to submit the required materials including letters of recommendation.

Review the secondary materials.

Review Process

The Review Committee assures that applicants do or do not meet the requirements and are processed accordingly. Applicants who achieve the minimum level of performance in all seven areas and are average or above in five out of the seven areas will be eligible for further consideration.

The Admissions Committee will not consider applicants who have previously matriculated, been dismissed, are on probation, on hold, or who are under suspension at another medical school.

All decisions made by the Review Committee are final.

Interview Process

Members of the Interview Committee are volunteers from the fourth year medical student class and faculty representatives who are physicians, investigators, administrators, or community representatives who interact with the medical students. Interviewers will explore the applicant's motivation for seeking a medical degree, awareness and understanding of the medical profession, leadership, problem solving skills, understanding of medical ethics, and interpersonal skills.

Selection Process

Members of the Selection Committee are volunteers from the fourth year medical student class and faculty representatives who are physicians, investigators, administrators, or community representatives who interact with the medical students. The Selection Committee members discuss each qualifying applicant in detail. After this discussion, members of the Selection Committee independently grade each applicant.

The Selection Committee reviews applicants weekly until all approved applicants have been presented. Applicants will be notified by email of their final status: Accepted, placed on the alternate list, or not accepted.

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