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 are in the process. Along the way, we'll do our best to answer your questions so you can make an informed decision, too.

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Top 10 Reasons to Choose Michigan

Michigan is consistently ranked among the top research and primary care medical schools. Residency program directors from across the country continue to rank our graduates among the top five most desirable candidates. (U.S. New & World Report, Best Graduate Schools)

Financial Support
Every admitted student is eligible for a recruitment scholarship, and nearly 60% of our medical students receive some form of gift aid including scholarships and/or grants.

Our admissions process is highly transparent—we let you know early and often about where you stand.

Our curriculum allows you to choose a path based on your passions, with more time to develop practical professional experience that aligns with career interests.

Patient Care
Starting early in the M1 year, you’ll provide care and compassion to patients in a variety of clinical settings.

Inclusive Culture
Every entering class is carefully selected to include a balance of in- and out-of-state students with diverse backgrounds and life experiences.

Social Mission
As a public university, we have a mandate to serve people in need. Our students play a key role in these varied various research, clinical and educational efforts.

Realize your potential as you explore options through Paths of Excellence, clinical rotations, dual degrees, leadership activities, research projects and more.

City Life
Ann Arbor offers the best of cosmopolitan culture and cuisine in a charming, compact urban setting.

Our students, faculty, alumni and staff are passionate people who will be invested in your satisfaction and success throughout your time at Michigan and beyond.


Monday, October 19, 2015

Election to the academy, formerly the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, is one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine

Monday, October 12, 2015

Increase in new inventions aided by partnership between U-M Tech Transfer and UMMS’ Fast Forward Medical Innovation program

Monday, August 03, 2015

Transformation expands learning space for medical students and serves entire U-M health and biomedical science community — VIDEO | PHOTO GALLERY | PRINTABLE BROCHURE | MLIVE.COM ARTICLE (AUG. 1)

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Earlier exposure to patient care, plus leadership training, inter-professional education and expanded, enhanced learning space greet new class

Friday, May 15, 2015

Related blog post: Read about the unique UMMS diplomas, which carry the signatures of all the school’s department chairs

Admission Tracker

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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