Admissions FAQ

Applying to the College of Human Medicine

AMCAS, MCAT, Early Decision Program, Secondary Application, letters of evaluation, application deadlines, criminal background checks, drug screening policy, technical standards, application decisions, transfer admission

Becoming a Competitive Applicant

How to prepare, GPA, MCAT scores, reapplication

Combined Degree Programs

MD/PhD degree programs, MD/MPH program

Communicating with the Office of Admissions

Current applicants, prospective applicants, tours

Financial Aid

Tuition, budgets, scholarships

Non-Michigan Resident Applicants

Out-of-state resident admission, obtaining Michigan residency, Canadian citizen admission, international applicant admission, electives for international medical students, residency programs for international medical students

Preclinical and Clinical Campuses

Information about the college's two preclinical and six clinical campuses

Premedical Requirements

Required premedical courses, recommended additional coursework, equivalencies, transfer credits, suggestions for electives


Information about the multiple research opportunities available at the College of Human Medicine and Michigan State University

Special Programs

Information on the Advanced Baccalaureate Learning Program (ABLE) program, Early Assurance Opportunity (EAO), Early Assurance Program (EAP), Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved (LMU) program (includes international settings), and Leadership in Rural Medicine program (RPP and R-CHP).

Transfer Admission

Transfer admission policies

Visiting MSU College of Human Medicine

Driving directions, maps, parking information, airports, accommodations, transportation services