Admissions

Dates and Deadlines

Description 2018-2019 MD 2018-2019 MD/PhD
AMCAS Application opens May 2, 2018 May 2, 2018
AMCAS Application submissions begin May 31, 2018 May 31, 2108
Secondary Application and Fee Deadline 21 days from date and time secondary is emailed 21 days from date and time secondary is emailed
Interview Season August 2018 - February 2019 October 2018
MD/PhD Primary Application Due N/A

August 10, 2018

MD/PhD Secondary Application and Letter of Recommendation Deadline N/A September 1, 2018
Primary Application Deadline November 1, 2018 N/A
Secondary Application Deadline November 15, 2018 or 21 days from the date and time secondary emailed, whichever comes first N/A
Letter of Recommendation Deadline November 15, 2018 (letters are due before this IF you are interviewing before November 15) N/A
Decisions Announced November 2018 - April 2019 November 2018 - April 2019
"Plan to Enroll" option for accepted students February 15, 2019 February 15, 2019
Waitlist and Rejection Notices April 2019 April 2019
Admitted Students invited to Second Look April 2019 April 2019
Accepted applicants asked to narrow acceptance offers to three medical schools April 15, 2019 April 15, 2019
"Commit to Enroll" becomes available April 30, 2019 April 30, 2019

New Student Orientation

July 22-26, 2019 July 2019
White Coat Ceremony July 26, 2019 July 2019
Classes Begin July 29, 2019 July 2019
     
     

UA College of Medicine’s Commit to Enroll/Plan to Enroll Policy

Acceptance Policy

“If an applicant receives an acceptance offer from UA College of Medicine prior to April 30, a written response (via the online acceptance portal) must be received within 10 days of the offer. The response will indicate if an applicant will accept or decline the offer. If an applicant does not respond within the 10-day timeline, the acceptance offer is automatically rescinded.”

“If an applicant receives an acceptance offer from UA College of Medicine after April 30, a written response (via the online acceptance portal) must be received within 5 days of the offer. The timeline may be reduced to two days if the applicant is offered close to the start of orientation. Note: If any date falls on a weekend/holiday, the timeline will apply to the following business day.

UA College of Medicine Timeline

February 19, 2019: “Plan to Enroll” option is available for accepted students. The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson encourages students to utilize this tool.
April 15, 2019: The AAMC Application and Acceptance Protocols recommend accepted students narrow offers to three medical schools (if applicable).
April 30, 2019: “Commit to Enroll” option for accepted students is available. The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson highly recommends accepted students utilize this tool when they are ready to commit and are withdrawing all other applications.
June 24, 2019: “Commit to Enroll” is required to be selected by students matriculating to University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson. Failure to do so will result in rescinding of the admission offer.

Updated: October 10, 2018