The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

The Fort Wayne campus offers clinical education in both rural and urban communities through two large hospital systems serving the region. A Student Research Fellowship Program offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This IU School of Medicine campus offers on-campus housing to med students.

MD Program

MD Class Selection

IU School of Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. Applicants are selected utilizing a holistic process taking into account a broad educational background to include scholarship, character, personality, references, MCAT, altruism and personal interview. Indiana University is a state school, but a number of nonresidents are offered acceptances annually. Rules of in-state residency are available at

Applicants who interview at IU School of Medicine and do not receive an acceptance are encouraged to contact the Office of MD Admissions for consultation and reapply.

Class of 2020 Data

New MD Class of 2020 Matriculates
Class of 2020 Female Students
Class of 2020 Male Students
Class of 2020 Underrepresented Minority Students

Acceptance Letters

IU School of Medicine Admissions Office sends acceptance letters on the 15th day of each month of the application period. Other decision notifications are sent periodically. All applicants will receive a decision notification by June. Applicants who wish to accept the admissions offer must respond, in writing, within 14 days. No deposit is required to hold an accepted position in the incoming class.

Admission Tasks

Before a new medical student is eligible to matriculate with the first-year class at IU School of Medicine, the following admissions tasks must be complete within a certain number of days following receipt of the Acceptance Letter.

  • Return decision letter: 14 days
  • Acknowledge the technical standards: 30 days
  • Rank campus preferences: 30 days
  • Return Academic and Legal Disclosure Forms: 30 days
  • Complete background check: 30 days
  • Submit final transcripts with posted date of graduation: July 1