The University of Illinois College of Medicine (UICOM) invites mission-aligned international students and asylees to apply. We review each application holistically, and do not have a cap on the number of international students we admit to our program. Please read the international student requirements below before applying. 

Canadian Applicants

  • Canadian applicants are considered international students
  • Canadian applicants do not need to upload proof of visa to the Secondary Application Portal.
  • Canadian applicants who have completed a bachelor’s degree in Canada, do not need to meet the minimum 32 credit hours from a US degree granting institution that is required of other international applicants.

Non-Canadian Applicants

  • International applicants with a degree from outside the US must have at least 32 credits worth of coursework from a degree granting institution in the United States.
  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree; if your bachelors degree is not from the US, it must be evaluated through WES
  • International applicants who are residing in the US must have legal status in the US and proof of legal status must be uploaded to the Other Documents section of the Secondary Application Portal.

Resources for all international applicants