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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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.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Top-tier performance for U-M Health System residency programs in all 20 specialties rated in Doximity/U.S. News poll

Friday, September 05, 2014

Thomson Reuters report indicates 27 University of Michigan scientists are in the top 1 percent of their fields

Sunday, August 03, 2014

47 percent of new medical students are from Michigan, the rest from 32 other states 

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Charles P. Friedman, Ph.D., named first chair of Department of Learning Health Sciences

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

New “Charter for Collaboration” helps international health partners more effectively pool knowledge and resources to improve health programs in low-income nations

Admission Tracker

Applications Received: 
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0 (First offer 10/15/14)
(Updated 9/9/14)

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.

Steven E. Gay, MD, MS
Dean for Admissions