How to Apply

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the USU School of Medicine. Apply to the Doctor of Medicine program by following the steps below:

AMCAS

  • Students MUST apply to the School of Medicine through the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS). Applications sent directly to USU will not be considered
  • Use AMCAS USU School of Medicine designation code :821
  • AMCAS submission window June 1- November 1
  • USU uses a rolling admissions process, applying early is to your benefit even if you are taking the summer or fall MCAT

 

Official Transcripts

  • After completing the AMCAS web application, official transcripts must be submitted to AMCAS from all of the colleges or universities attended for verification of academic records
  • Failure to complete this step in a timely manner will delay the processing of an individual's application

Premedical Committee Letter

  • A premedical committee letter from the program attended is required
  • If you are unable to obtain a premedical committee letter:
    • Write a letter stating the reason a composite premedical committee reference letter was not available and include it in your supplemental application materials
    • Include three individual faculty recommendation letters

Clinical Letter of Recommendation

  • A letter of recommendation from a clinical supervisor is required
  • Letters CANNOT be from an applicant's relative regardless of the relative's professional status
  • Letters should provide in-depth information on the character, personality and attributes of the candidate and elaborate on any relevant major events and/or achievements
  • Letters may be submitted through AMCAS Letter Writer service
  • Letters included in a premedical committee packet or compilation packet do not need to be submitted to AMCAS separately.
  • If you are unable to obtain a letter of recommendation from a clinical supervisor:
    • Write a letter stating the reason a a letter of recommendation from a clinical supervisor was not available and include it in your supplemental application materials

Submit your Supplemental Application

  • Once AMCAS informs the Admissions Office that you have applied to USUHS, an email will be sent requesting your Supplemental Application
  • Before submitting the Supplemental Application, please do a thorough review of all instructions and attachments on the Supplemental Application Website
  • Supplemental Applications must be returned within three weeks from the date of the email notification
    • Letters of Recommendation should be submitted as soon as possible but will NOT count against the Supplemental Application deadline
  • There is no fee for processing your Supplemental Application
  • To begin your Supplemental Application, use the "Start" button below