Your white coat journey begins here. Apply now to earn your MD at the nation's first integrated school of medicine and public health.
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.
- 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 campus. 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
Tuition and financial aid
Frequently asked questions
Paths and programs for your career goals
Our innovative curriculum engages students in a learning process that will help them become highly competent and compassionate physicians who promote health and have a lifelong thirst for learning.
Our Medical Scientist Training Program provides integrated training in scientific research and clinical medicine, producing graduates who will make major contributions to the understanding and improvement of human health.
For medical students interested in public health, we offer a five-year dual-degree program that prepares future doctors to better address health and wellness, as well as complex health issues, on an individual and population basis.
Our Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine (WARM) is a focus within the MD Program that attracts students who intend to practice in rural communities, addressing one of our state's most pressing health issues.
Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health (TRIUMPH), a focus within the MD Program, seeks students committed to providing health care for medically underserved urban populations and reducing health disparities.
The Public Health Path of Distinction provides service-learning experiences for medical students seeking ways to better integrate medicine and public health.
Medical students are encouraged to enroll in the Path of Distinction in Research as an integral part of their education and future careers.
Living in Madison
Madison, Wisconsin, is a city for all seasons (yes, even winter). From relaxing lakeside at Memorial Union Terrace to enjoying the natural splendor of the UW Arboretum, Madison is the perfect place to live, study and play.