Your white coat journey begins here. Apply now to earn your MD at the nation's first integrated school of medicine and public health.

Apply for 2020

Overview of our admissions process

1. Develop your application

  • Complete our premedical requirements while earning your bachelor’s degree at an accredited institution.
  • Take the MCAT when you are ready, ideally after you have completed the bulk of your hard-science premedical courses.
  • Gain patient-facing clinical, leadership and volunteer experience.

2. Apply to our MD Program

  • Complete your primary application through AMCAS, and apply to the UW School of Medicine and Public Health if you meet our academic minimums.
  • Complete our secondary application.  

3. Interview

  • During your interview, you'll get a chance to see our space, learn more about our ForWard Curriculum, interview with faculty and current students, and enjoy Madison.

4. Prepare to matriculate, or reapply

  • If you’re accepted, congratulations! We’re so excited to welcome you to our medical school. You’ll receive all the information you need from us to enroll and prepare for the first day of class.
  • If you’re not accepted, we’re sorry to hear it — we get so many amazing applicants for whom we don’t have space in the class. If you’re interested in reapplying, view our guide.

What you need to know

Premedical requirements
Application timeline

Paths and programs for your career goals

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