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Transfer Students

  • Transfer Eligibility

    Admission to advanced standing at this College of Medicine is limited to United States citizens or permanent residents who are currently registered, matriculated, in good standing and in attendance as second year medical students in an LCME (Liaison Committee on Medical Education) accredited College of Medicine in the United States. Individuals who have earned the M.D. degree are not considered for transfer. Applications are accepted to the third year class only. Only applicants who could qualify for admission to the first year class, in terms of premedical education, will be considered for admission to the third year class. In addition to meeting all premedical requirements, applicants for admission to the third year class must have satisfactorily completed all first and second year courses in their LCME medical school curriculum.

    The Admissions Committee takes into consideration as much information as possible regarding an applicant's total qualifications for the study and practice of medicine. Decisions regarding admission are based on a number of factors including prior academic performance, particularly in medical school; letters of recommendation; Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) scores; score on Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE); communication skills, character, personal skills and motivation for medicine, as demonstrated through letters of recommendation and the personal interview.

    Transfer Position Availability

    Transfer Applications are made available only in January of each year. At that time, we project what we anticipate will be the number of available openings in the summer. However, the final determination of available openings (if any) is not made until May. The website is updated to reflect current information, so this is your source for the most current information.

    Additional transfer information is available from the Association of American Medical Colleges’ website

    There will be no transfer spaces available for the 2018 admissions cycle.