Early Decision Program (EDP)

The Early Decision Program is an expedited application process recommended to applicants who are exclusively committed to attending the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the official AMCAS Early Decision Guidelines before applying to the Early Decision Program.

EDP Application Timeline

May
AMCAS applications open
June
UUSOM begins receiving EDP applications from AMCAS

EDP applicants must take the MCAT no later than June of the year of application to be considered for admission.
Visit the AAMC MCAT Testing Calendar for specific dates, deadlines, and testing information.
July
UUSOM preliminary EDP application reviews begin
Reviews continue to occur throughout the EDP application cycle

EDP Secondary Application invites begin
Invites continue to occur throughout the EDP application cycle
August
EDP AMCAS application must be submitted to UUSOM no later than 11:59 pm EST on August 1

EDP Secondary Application reviews begin
Reviews continue to occur throughout the EDP application cycle
September
Invites for EDP interviews begin
Invites continue to occur throughout the EDP application cycle

Applicant EDP interviews begin
Interviews continue to occur throughout the application cycle 
October

Final EDP admissions decisions are made


All EDP applicants notified October 1

October - March

Applicants not accepted under the EDP are now able to apply to other medical schools, and will automatically be placed in the regular UUSOM MD applicant pool. 

Applicants moved to the MD pool will not be required to re-interview or re-submit their application. 

View the MD Admissions timeline

March

Final MD admissions decisions are made


All applicants notified by March 15

The Admissions Office is unable to provide individual status updates on an application once submitted, but applicants are able to track their application status in their applicant portal.

CONTACT

Email: md.admissions@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-7498
              800-444-8638 ext. 17498

Fax: 801-581-2931

Address:
Eccles Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB), Suite 5900

26 South 2000 East

Salt Lake City, UT 84112