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Admissions Requirements

Before applying to our school, make sure you meet all of our admission requirements.

To apply to our medical school, you must:

  • be either a U.S. citizen or a permanent U.S. resident
  • have completed two full years or 60 credit hours of higher education in the U.S. or Canada
  • have taken the MCAT within three years of applying
  • have completed at least half of the prerequisite courses
  • submit three letters of recommendation—one from a science professor—or a prehealth committee letter of recommendation

We accept letters of recommendation only through the AMCAS Letter Service. Do not send letters to our school.

We require a minimum of three letters, but you may send more.