M.D. Admissions

It's time.

This is where it all begins: taking that first step toward an extraordinary experience at an exceptional medical school. We embrace those who work hard to make the world a better place. Everything you need to know about our process for selecting the next entering class is right here. Once you apply, our transparent approach to admissions means you’ll always know where you stand. Along the way, we'll do our best to answer your questions so you can make an informed decision, too.

Are you in?

Apply Now: Start an AMCAS application →
Requirements: What you'll need to submit your application →
Timeline: What to expect during admissions season →
Financial Aid: Financing your education →
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Top 10 Reasons

  1. The University of Michigan Medical School is ranked #8 among primary care and #12 among research schools and received one of the top five highest scores by Residency Program Directors from across the country. (U.S. News & World Report, Best Graduate Schools 2015)
  2. We set the standard for integrated learning with ahead-of-the-curve technology including streaming lectures and virtual microscopy.
  3. Our admissions process is completely transparent – we let you know early and often about where you stand.
  4. Every admitted student is elegible for a recruitment scholarship. In fact, Michigan is a national leader in grant and scholarship disbursement.
  5. U-M receives nearly $470 million in funding from National Institutes of Health and others, ranking it among top-funded schools in the country.
  6. 100% of our graduates matched to one of their ranked programs — 6% higher than the national average.
  7. Every entering class includes a balance of in- and out-of-state residents.
  8. Ann Arbor offers the best of cosmopolitan life within safe walking distance.
  9. Flextime quizzes give you the freedom to have a life outside of medical school.
  10. Pass/Fail during the first two years allows you to focus on learning, not grades.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Members of the Medical School community are invited to hear featured speaker at noon, sign up to attend AMA seminars in the afternoon

Health care Equity campaign badge with website

Monday, March 24, 2014

U-M Office for Health Equity and Inclusion sparks national dialogue on inclusion

Box of Match Day letters

Friday, March 21, 2014

Annual Match Day ritual loaded with suspense, excitement — experience it here: Video | Facebook Photo Album | Instagram Feed | Twitter (#gobluemed)

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Shaomeng Wang, Ph.D., honored for his pioneering work in the field of drug discovery and his ongoing efforts to bring the fruits of this work to the marketplace

Richard and Susan Rogel

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Richard Rogel will be vice chair of Victors for Michigan campaign, chair effort to raise money for U-M Health System, and lead campaign for scholarships across the university

Admission Tracker

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(Updated 3/14/14)

Academic credentials are important, but more important are the individual attributes that a candidate brings to the class, to the field of medicine and how they help others around them become better physicians.

Robert F. Ruiz
Director of Admissions