University of Chicago Medicine

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Chicago, Illinois


Phone: (773) 702-1937
Admissions e-mail:

Program Information


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

Admission statistics

  • Applications: 5082
  • Class size: 88
  • International students are not eligible to apply; excludes students from Canadian schools. 1 year of science coursework at college or university in Canada or United States is required.

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Admissions Requirements


  • Degree: 90 credit hours; baccalaureate preferred but not required

Required Competencies
Requirements for admission emphasizes level of mastery instead of number of courses taken

  • Competencies required in:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Humanities
    • Writing & Analysis
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Clinical Exploration
  • Encouraged exposure to:
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Anthropology
    • Philosophy
    • Ethics
    • Economics

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  • Minimum grade/GPA: 3.00
  • Average grade/GPA of admitted applicants in 2013: 3.80

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  • Minimum score: 27
  • Average score: 37
  • September 10, 2016 is the latest accepted test date for the 2016 admissions cycle

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Supporting Documents

  • Online AMCAS application
  • Secondary application by email
  • Letters of Recommendation
    • 3 or more individual letters; OR
    • packet of 3 individual letters from a Career Counselling Centre or Health Professions Advising Office; OR
    • Health Professions Advisor or Committee letter, with or without additional letters
    • At least 2 letters should be written by individuals who can speak about potential for success in rigorous science curriculum.

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  • Interview invitations will be sent out on a rolling basis
  • Interviews will be held by the Admissions Committee

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Timeline 2016-2017

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  • AMCAS Filing June 2 - October 16, 2017
  • AMCAS Deadline October 16, 2017

Secondary Application Deadline

  • December 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM CST
  • Letters of Recommendation December 1, 2017
  • Interview Dates August 2017 - January 2018
  • Interviews take place Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

Decision Notification

  • Admissions decisions will be released periodically beginning October 2017
  • Acceptance Response Deadline April 30, 2018

Tuition 2017-2018

  • Direct Expenses: $60,122
  • Total Budget: $83,761

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