Medical School Admission
The MD program in the UT College of Medicine and Life Sciences participates in the American Medical College Applications Services (AMCAS) program. Applicants must submit their online application from June 1 through November 1.
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- Applicants must be a citizen of the United States or have permanent resident status (permanent residency "green" card). If applying as a permanent resident, an applicant must be a permanent resident at the time of application and will be required to submit a photocopy of the front and back of their permanent resident card.
- A baccalaureate degree from an accredited U.S. college or university.
- MCAT scores (unless the student is accepted through our early acceptance MEDStart Program or through a UT direct from high school acceptance program).
- A UT secondary application.
- Letters of recommendation.
- Submission of final official transcripts from all undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools you have attended with degrees posted (if applicable).
- Successful completion and review of a criminal records check.
- Students must meet the Minimal Technical Standards for admissions.
- One Year of Biological Sciences
- One Year of General Chemistry with Labs*
- One Year of Organic Chemistry with Labs*
- One Year of Physics
- One Year of Mathematics
- One Year of English
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Applicants are encouraged to acquire a broad undergraduate education including coursework in the arts and humanities, and in the behavioral and social sciences.
*The University of Toledo Medical School Admissions Office does not accept virtual/online lab courses.
We offer more than 20 scholarships to incoming students, as well as nearly 30 scholarships to continuing students. Our Financial Aid Office is here to assist students in applying for loans, grants and other forms of aid, as well. See full list of scholarships here.
Students are selected for an interview on the basis of their individual qualifications regardless of sex, religion, racial origin, marital status or age. The Admissions Committee seeks evidence of general competence with special attention given to the science GPA and the total MCAT score. In addition, the applicants must demonstrate motivation and enthusiasm for medicine as indicated from their volunteer experience, medical related activities, service to others, leadership skills and/or research related activities. They also must demonstrate personality and character traits important to their future growth as a physician.
- Medical School Student Budget Tool:
Budgeting Template (Excel file)
- Association of American Medical Colleges:
- How Do I Prepare for the MCAT Exam?
Taking the MCAT Exam