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Requirements and Timeline

Minimum Degree Requirement:

  • A baccalaureate degree must be earned prior to matriculation.

Pre-requisite Coursework:

Biological and Physical Science Pre-requisites

  • Two courses of general biology with laboratory
  • Two courses of general chemistry or equivalent with laboratory
  • Two courses of organic chemistry with an accompanying laboratory*
  • One course of introductory biochemistry
  • Two courses of general physics with laboratory
  • One course of advanced-level biology (junior or senior level)

Behavioral Science Pre-requisites

  • Candidates must complete three courses in the Behavioral/Social Sciences. For example: Psychology, Ethics, Economics, Gender Studies or Sociology, etc.
  • If an applicant is uncertain whether a course will count toward a behavioral science pre-requisite, the applicant must provide documentation on the content of the course to be considered by emailing the admissions office

*The second semester of organic chemistry can be waived if your university does not have it as a pre-requisite for biochemistry.

Application Requirements:

  • MCAT: All candidates must take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) no more than three years prior to enrollment.
  • For the 2020-2021 cycle, tests taken January 2017 through the final test date in 2020 will be accepted.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Premedical committee evaluation OR three letters from instructors (any field of study) from whom the candidate has taken courses. One of the letters can be from a research mentor. These letters should critically evaluate the candidate’s academic ability, strengths and weaknesses, motivation for medicine, maturity, difficulty of course work, and special attributes/assets. Personal letters of recommendation are not acceptable. If you are currently enrolled in a graduate program or professional school, one letter must be from a faculty member at the graduate or professional school.
  • AMCAS 
  • CASPer is required
  • Casper Dates
  • All interviews will be virtual for the 2020-2021 application cycle.

Additional Admissions/Matriculation Requirements:

Application/Admissions Timeline

May 4 AMCAS applications available
May 28 AMCAS applications may be submitted
July – Dec Selection of applications with completed AMCAS application are invited to submit supplemental applications materials
Aug – Feb Applicants invited for campus interviews
Dec Last acceptable MCAT
Sept-March Admissions offers sent to selected candidates
Oct Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available at fafsa.gov
Nov 2 Deadline for AMCAS application
Dec 1 Deadline for CASPer
Dec 1 Deadline for UICOM supplemental application and fee
Dec 1 Letters of Recommendation due with AMCAS
April 30 AAMC acceptance protocol deadline
August Mandatory College of Medicine orientation