MD Program Application FAQ
All applications are submitted through the AMCAS system. Upon verification, all applications are processed through the IU School of Medicine Admissions Office in Indianapolis. Only applicants invited for an interview receive a request to provide supplemental information and apply to the IU Graduate Program.
Applicants should submit an application when the application process begins on June 1, as processing may take up to eight weeks.
Applicants receive an email confirmation when IU School of Medicine receives their AMCAS application. Applicants selected for an interview will receive a Supplemental Instructions email with instructions for applying to the IUPUI Graduate Office. Applicants will not be scheduled for an interview until the Graduate Office application and fee, $65 has been submitted.
No, but the majority of applicants matriculate with a baccalaureate degree. In order to apply, applicants must have a minimum of 90 credit hours from a U.S. or Canadian institution and permanent resident visa.
No, prerequisites may be in progress, but all prerequisites must be complete in order to matriculate.
Yes, the MD Admissions Committee accepts some AP credit but recommends that applicants enroll into college courses to complete the prerequisites. The Admissions Committee reserves the right to determine which courses fulfill requirements.
The best major is one that meets the applicant’s academic goals. The IU School of Medicine MD Admissions Committee does not recommend or give preference to any major. For example, applicants have matriculated with degrees in English, Biology, Music, Law and Interior Design.
IU School of Medicine does not accept international students. Applicants must have a permanent resident visa at time of application or be a U.S. citizen.
Prospective applicants and applicants who interviewed and did not receive an offer may schedule an appointment by calling 317-274-3772.
Questions regarding residency should be directed to the Office of the Registrar. You may also view the requirements and contact information. Please do not complete a residency application unless requested to do so by IU School of Medicine Office of Admissions.