Admission to Medical School

Application Step by Step

Steps to Become
CMU Student
Action and resources required to get into medical school

STEP 1
Check the Requirements:

STEP 2
Review Selection Factors & Policies:

STEP 3
Obtain an
Application Form:

STEP 4
Complete & Submit
Required Documents:

  • Completed Application Form along with $75 Application Fee
  • Two passport size color photos (2" X 2")
  • Official transcript(s):
    • MD Applicants - official transcripts from all colleges attended
    • Premed Applicants - High School diploma and transcripts
    • Academic transcripts from non-U.S./ Canadian Schools: (Not applicable to transfer students from other Caribbean medical schools). Students from non-U.S./ Canadian schools must request a course-by-course and GPA evaluation (and translation if applicable) of their official school transcripts, and they can contact: Education Credential Evaluators (ECE): https://www.ece.org, or World Education Services (WES): http://www.wes.org, or any company listed with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), http://www.naces.org.

      High/ Secondary school transcripts: General evaluation + GPA. Only evaluated transcripts will be accepted.

  • Two Official Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Essay (Up to 750 words) or a Brief Resume
  • MCAT scores, if available.
  • TOEFL scores, if applicable.
  • For details, please review Submittals Checklist

STEP 5
Undergo a
Phone Interview:

  • Upon receipt of all required submittals, the Department of Admission may schedule a phone interview with the candidate to evaluate his/her motivation to study medicine and to ask questions regarding submitted documents.

STEP 6
Expect the
Final Decision

  • Within two weeks of the interview, the Director of Admission makes a decision on the application.
    • If approved - a Welcome Packet will be sent to the student.
    • If denied - an explanation letter will be sent to the Applicant.
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