MD Admissions

Application Timeline

To apply for admissions to the Perelman School of Medicine please use the application on the AMCAS website.



May AMCAS application is available
July-November Verified AMCAS applications are received at Perelman
August 1 Deadline for Early Decision Program applicants to complete AMCAS application
August 15 Deadline for receipt of all Early Decision Program materials
October 1 Early Decision Program admission decision notification
October 15 (11:59pm EDT) Deadline for submitting the AMCAS application
July-November Supplemental Applications and Letters of Recommendation are received at Perelman
November 15 (11:59pm EST)

Deadline for all required materials

  • Supplemental Application
  • Supplemental Fee Payment ($100)
  • MCAT Score
  • Letters of Recommendation
August-January Applications are reviewed by the Committee on Admissions for interview decision
September-January Interview Invitations are released
February-July Interviewed candidates submit Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
March Admission decisions are released

Accepted applicants submit financial aid documents

  • CSS Profile
  • Tax Information
April Penn Preview for ALL accepts
April 30 (11:59pm ET)

Accepted Student Deadlines

  • Select Plan to Enroll on AMCAS Choose Your Medical School tool
  • Pay $100 Advanced Deposit
  • Certify and submit the Acceptance Statement
July 1 (11:59pm ET) Deadline for Commit to Enroll for the entering class
August Orientation begins for entering class


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