College of Medicine and Life Sciences - MD Admissions

Medical School Admissions

The MD program in the UToledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences participates in the American Medical College Applications Service (AMCAS) program. Applicants must submit their online application from June 30 through November 15.

See more information about admissions below. 

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Sections Below: Requirements for Admission
Minimum Pre-Medical Course Requirements | Scholarships | Resources  

Requirements for admission include:

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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 taken within five years from the anticipated matriculation year. Exceptions may be made for students accepted through one of our early assurance programs.
  • A UToledo secondary application.
  • At least 3 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.

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Minimum pre-medical course requirements:

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Obtained at an accredited institution of higher education

  • One semester of Biochemistry 
  • One year of Biological Sciences 
  • One year of General Chemistry with Labs
  • One year of Organic Chemistry with Labs
  • One year of Physics

Highly Recommended Courses:

  • Anatomy
  • Biostatistics
  • English
  • Genetics
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Microbiology
  • Physiology
  • Psychology
  • Social Science courses

Other Recommended Courses:

Applicants are encouraged to acquire a broad undergraduate education including coursework in the arts and humanities, and in the behavioral and social sciences.


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.

Listed below are some of the resources that you might find beneficial if you are considering a career in medicine:


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Last Updated: 1/16/24