How to apply

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We’re glad that you’re interested in applying to the University of Minnesota Medical School and we want to help guide you through the process. 

Whether you’re a first-time applicant, a re-applicant, or applying as a domestic or international student, you’ll find information about the application policies and procedures that apply to you.

Our Office of Admissions at the University of Minnesota Medical School has information available to help guide you through the application and admission process. Learn more about each step of the application process below.

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    First time
    applicant


    Our University of Minnesota Medical School Offices of Admissions have  information available to help guide you through the M.D. application and admissions process.

    Learn more about the process and timeline.

    Our University of Minnesota Medical School Offices of Admissions have  information available to help guide you through the M.D. application and admissions process.

    Learn more about the process and timeline.

     
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    Early decision
    application


    First-time applicants to the University of Minnesota Medical School can participate in our Early Decision Program. As an EDP applicant, you’ll follow the same application process as other first-time applicants but at an accelerated pace.

    Find out more about this program.

     

    First-time applicants to the University of Minnesota Medical School can participate in our Early Decision Program. As an EDP applicant, you’ll follow the same application process as other first-time applicants but at an accelerated pace.

    Find out more about this program.

     

     
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    Re-
    applicant


    If you’ve applied to the University of Minnesota Medical School before without receiving an offer, you do have opportunities to submit your application again. Our Office of Admissions will accept up to 3 applications to Medical School from any single applicant.

    Read more about re-application policies that will help guide you through your next attempt.

    If you’ve applied to the University of Minnesota Medical School before without receiving an offer, you do have opportunities to submit your application again. Our Office of Admissions will accept up to 3 applications to Medical School from any single applicant.

    Read more about re-application policies that will help guide you through your next attempt.

     
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    Transfer
    student


    It is not very common for medical students to transfer between Medical Schools during their 4 years of undergraduate medical education.

    Get details about transfer conditions, how to submit a written request, and the application process.

    NOTE:  The University of Minnesota Medical School is currently not accepting applications from students wishing to transfer from other medical schools.

    It is not very common for medical students to transfer between Medical Schools during their 4 years of undergraduate medical education.

    Get details about transfer conditions, how to submit a written request, and the application process.

    NOTE:  The University of Minnesota Medical School is currently not accepting applications from students wishing to transfer from other medical schools.

     
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    International
    student


    Many international citizens and U.S. citizens educated outside the United States or Canada are eligible to apply to the University of Minnesota Medical School Twin Cities campus

    Learn more about eligibility requirements, how to apply, and about financing your medical education as an international student. If you are an international student interested in doing a rotation on our Twin Cities campus, contact International Medical Education and Research program.

    Many international citizens and U.S. citizens educated outside the United States or Canada are eligible to apply to the University of Minnesota Medical School Twin Cities campus

    Learn more about eligibility requirements, how to apply, and about financing your medical education as an international student. If you are an international student interested in doing a rotation on our Twin Cities campus, contact International Medical Education and Research program.

     
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    Visiting medical scholar
    program


    The University of Minnesota Medical School offers opportunities to medical students from other U.S. LCME-accredited schools and select international medical schools to apply for our Visiting Medical Scholar Program.

    As a visiting scholar, you may apply for selected year 3 and 4 clinical experience electives at the University of Minnesota Medical School.  You may arrange for a maximum of 2 courses, not to exceed a total of 12 weeks.

    The University of Minnesota Medical School offers opportunities to medical students from other U.S. LCME-accredited schools and select international medical schools to apply for our Visiting Medical Scholar Program.

    As a visiting scholar, you may apply for selected year 3 and 4 clinical experience electives at the University of Minnesota Medical School.  You may arrange for a maximum of 2 courses, not to exceed a total of 12 weeks.

    For more information about the University of Minnesota Medical School's Visiting Medical Scholar Program policies, procedures, qualification criteria and how to apply, click  here.

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