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Phone: (202) 806-6279
Admissions e-mail:

Program Information


  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
  • 4 years in length
  • Joint programs are available. Descriptions can be found here

Admissions Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: 68 credits fulfilled at an accredited university.
  • Required Courses
    • Biology with Lab (8 credits)
    • Inorganic Chemistry with Lab (8 credits)
    • Organic Chemistry with Lab (8 credits)
    • Physics with Lab (8 credits)
    • Math/Statistics (6 credits)
    • English (6 credits)
    • Humanities (6 credits): (includes additional English course work, Languages, Art, Music, History, Philosophy, Religion, etc.)
  • Recommended:
    • Anatomy
    • Cell Biology
    • Genetics
    • Neuroscience
    • Developmental Biology
    • Biochemistry
    • Physiology

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  • Minimum grade/GPA: 3.0

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  • Minimum score:
    • Old MCAT: 22
    • New MCAT: 494
  • Scores older than 3 years will not be accepted.
  • All applicants must present scores from tests taken no later than January before matriculation.

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Supporting Documents

  • Application through AMCAS
  • Secondary Application
    • Applicants will be requested to complete the Secondary Application if the primary application is accepted.
    • At least 2 letters of recommendation from undergraduate science professors or a committee letter of evaluation

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Evaluation criteria

  • Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and potential as well as appropriate intellectual personal and social traits.
  • Applicants must demonstrate an interest in solving the problems associated with health disparities and should have experience working or volunteering with underserved communities.
  • Applicants should have competitive grades and MCAT scores: Science GPA of 3.0 and a MINIMUMtotal MCAT of 22 (Old MCAT) or 494 (New MCAT).

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  • Interview invitation sent to roughly 300
  • Invitation sent 3 weeks prior
  • Held throughout the year: September to April, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • Type of interview: at least one 30–45 minute interview with member of faculty.
  • A typical interview day will include presentations detailing the HUCM curriculum and financial aid, a tour, a lunch and a question and answer session with students.

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  • August 15 - January 14: Invitations to complete HUCM Secondary Application are sent by email to Verified Applicants.
  • September through April: Interviews are scheduled.
  • December 15: Deadline for AMCAS Application.
  • January 15: Deadline for submitting HUCM secondary for applicants submitting AMCAS on or around December.
  • March 15: Interim Email is sent to students who have not been invited to Interview.
  • Beginning in mid-March: Final emails will be sent to applicants who are not being considered for an interview.

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Tuition 2016-2017

  • Tuition: $45,254
  • Total first year cost: $75,748

N.B. Tuition and other related costs are tentative

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