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?

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Timeline: What to expect during admissions season →
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Top 10 Reasons

  1. The University of Michigan Medical School is ranked #5 among primary care and #10 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 2016)
  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.
News

Monday, April 13, 2015

Harold R. Johnson Award honors faculty who have shown dedication to developing cultural and ethnic diversity at the University of Michigan

Friday, April 10, 2015

Segment discussed some of the innovative approaches now in use at Michigan, and the overall effort to enhance the curriculum for future medical students

Monday, April 06, 2015

Students will stay connected with members of their house through small-group learning experiences, joint projects with students from U-M’s health professions schools, and more

University of Michigan Medical School Match Day 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

With video: Suspense, excitement mark annual Match Day

Nortin M. Hadler, M.D.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Graduating medical students will be honored at 3 p.m. May 15 in Hilll Auditorium

Admission Tracker

Applications: 
5,722
Interview Offers: 
541
Admission Offers: 
361
(Updated 2/13/15)

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.

Steven E. Gay, MD, MS
Dean for Admissions