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Frequently Asked Questions

School of Medicine Admissions


 
What is the probability of acceptance?
How do I apply?
How do I get a Supplemental Application?
How can I get a waiver of your application fee?
Do you participate in an Early Decision (ED) program?
How many letters of recommendation do I need to submit?
Can I include additional documents with my application (updates, letters of intent, and/or additional information?
Should I send my transcripts as part of the application process?
What courses are required for admission? Is there a lab requirement?
Do you accept AP credits for prerequisites?
If I haven't completed my prerequisites, can I still apply?
Can I take my prerequisite courses at a Community College?
Do you require an undergraduate degree?
What are the oldest MCAT scores you accept?
If I took an MCAT more than 3 years ago, will you still consider my application?
Can I attend an open house?
Can I speak with an admissions counselor or schedule a campus tour?
If I am not accepted, can you tell me why?
Do you give preference to residents of the state of Colorado?
Do I need to be a science major?
How long does it take to hear a decision from you?
Does University of Colorado School of Medicine have rolling admissions?
Do you have a seven or eight year program?
How do I apply to the MD/PhD (MSTP) Program?
If I am rejected from the MD/PhD (MSTP) Program, will I still be considered for the M.D. Program?
If I am applying to the MD/PhD program, should I have my letters of recommendation sent to both the regular MD office as well as the MD/PhD office?
Does University of Colorado School of Medicine have an international electives program?
I am a citizen of a country other than the United States. Can I apply to your medical school? I completed my undergraduate studies at an institution in the United States or Canada.
Do you accept transfer students?
How much are your tuition and fees?
Are students guaranteed housing?

Important Dates:

June 1 – Earliest filing date with AMCAS; latest date for filing Nov. 1.

Aug. 1 – Earliest filing date for Colorado’s Secondary Application; latest date is Dec. 31.

Late September to early March – Interviews on campus.

Oct. 16 – First offers of acceptance to out; monthly thereafter until the class is filled.

Early March - Class selected.

Mid April - Accepted students revisit weekend.

May 15 - Only one medical school acceptance may be held.

August (1st or 2nd week) - Matriculation and orientation; classes begin.