UICOM takes pride in being a leader in a holistic admissions process. While metrics provide insight into our students academically, personal and professional fit with our mission of providing care to everyone remains our priority
Admissions Requirements & Timeline
The University of Illinois College of Medicine is committed to the diversity, equity, and inclusion of its students, faculty, and staff on all three campuses.
We require a minimum of three academic letters of recommendation or one composite recommendation from a pre-professional committee. We will accept one research letter in lieu of a faculty letter. Acceptable letters of recommendations are written by professors, academic advisor(s), thesis supervisor(s) or research supervisor(s). Letters of recommendation must be completed on official university or business letterhead.
Non-traditional applicants, we will accept letters of recommendation written by supervisors or other professionals that are able to provide additional insight about you.
You need three courses in the Behavioral/Social Sciences (for example: Psychology, Ethics, Economics, Gender Studies or Sociology, etc.). Check with us if your institution provides courses that are not included in our short list of courses above.