MD Admissions
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A Transparent Approach

Our approach includes a holistic review, responsiveness to your questions and a transparency that means you'll always know where you are in the process.

MD Admissions Requirements

Guidance for applicants and admissions requirements.

MD Admissions Timeline

An in-depth look at the MD application process timeline, facts and figures.

MD Admissions FAQs

Some of the most common questions about admission to med school — and our answers.

About the Admissions Process

We embrace those who work hard to make the world a better place with their whole altruistic and authentic selves. Everything you need to know about our process for selecting the next entering class is right here, starting with our commitment to create an opportunity for you to thrive to your fullest. Our program is designed to launch your impact in medicine and patient care while you train with us.

Each individual’s experience and perspective fold into our collective learning, enhancing the educational environment while enriching a more diverse, equitable and inclusive legacy.

Our holistic review reflects a broad definition of those underrepresented in medicine such as those with disabilities, those who are part of the LGBTQIA+ community, economically disadvantaged, or first generation in their family to go to college, to name a few.

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.

Five Year Admissions Snapshot 2019-2023

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Through Get to Know Blue — the virtual interview experience at Michigan — you'll connect with a diverse group of people from our Medical School community who are passionate about what they do and the path they have followed.

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6100 THSL
1135 Catherine Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5726
Phone: 734-764-6317
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A momentous occasion where graduating medical students learn where they have been accepted for residency training. Read more about past graduate experiences.

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Paul Fine, MD: Healing through music and medicine
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