M.D. Admissions

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Take the first step toward your extraordinary journey

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 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. News & 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.


Friday, December 16, 2016

Medicine in Mandarin elective expands ability of med students to reach more patients

Medical student Stephen John

Friday, December 09, 2016

Stephen John’s infant respirator invention soon could help premature newborns breathe easier across the developing world


Friday, October 28, 2016

Second-annual gathering helped students learn how to better work together in collaborative practice that can improve patient outcomes and population health

Michigan White Coat Ceremony

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Faculty and students, alike, were striving for impact and excellence during the new Medical School curriculum’s first year

U-M White Coat Ceremony

Friday, July 29, 2016

Diverse class of 172 will experience many aspects of the new curriculum throughout four years

Admission Tracker

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Updated 12/20/16

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