MD Program Admissions
IU School of Medicine seeks applicants who are passionate about patient care and committed to training for a collaborative career in medicine. The school takes great pride in its students, as they develop into compassionate professionals who are committed to improving population health in Indiana and beyond.
Interested students can apply to the IU School of Medicine MD program through the AMCAS system. The deadline for AMCAS applications and transcripts is mid- November.
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Begin the journey from student to healer at IU School of Medicine.
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MD applicants must have completed ninety (90) credit hours from an accredited U.S. or Canadian institution of higher education as well as the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Applicants should shadow a minimum of three physicians and participate in meaningful medical and service-learning activities before applying to Indiana University School of Medicine.
- One year of General and Organic Chemistry, Physics, and Biology—minimum two-hour lab
- One semester of Biochemistry
- One Social Science AND one Behavioral Science course
Requirements may be in progress at time of application. The MD Admissions Committee reserves the right to determine which courses fulfill program requirements.
Early Decision Program
The Early Decision Program
offers medical school applicants the opportunity to secure acceptance to IU School of Medicine by October 1. Applicants not accepted during the Early Decision Program process are placed in the regular applicant pool and may apply to other medical schools after October 1.
Explore the benefits and requirements of the Early Decision Program.
Applicant Review Process
After a prospective student’s AMCAS application is submitted, IU School of Medicine receives a notification. A request for supplemental information is sent only to applicants invited to interview. All applicants invited to interview are determined based on a holistic review process. Selected applicants must complete the IU Graduate School application
and submit the application fee. Qualified applicants will receive an interview invitation via email. Interviews are conducted September through March.
MD Program Application FAQ
Can applicants request an appointment to speak with someone in the Admissions Office?
Prospective applicants and applicants who interviewed and received an admission decision may schedule an appointment by calling 317-274-3772 or firstname.lastname@example.org
. At present, all on-campus activity has been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic until further notice.
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Admissions Ambassadors are available to help students interested in exploring IU School of Medicine for their training.
Rural Medicine Program
The school's Terre Haute campus offers a unique four-year program focused on training physicians to meet the health care needs of rural and medically underserved areas.
Urban Medicine Program
The Gary campus offers a four-year program focused on training culturally competent physicians to provide care for underserved communities in urban settings.
Dual Degree Program
MD students can adjust the traditional four-year MD education schedule to complete an additional complementary degree such as a PhD, MBA, JD, MPH or MA.
Early Decision Program
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