Today is Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017

Medical Student Admissions

Early Decision Program (EDP)

In an effort to attract high achieving students who have a compelling reason to want to attend the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, the College offers the opportunity for students to apply through an Early Decision Program (EDP) within the AMCAS

Competitive EDP candidates for the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine would demonstrate the following features:

  • Significant medical exploration
  • Cumulative Undergraduate GPA > 3.60
  • Cumulative BCPM (Biology, Chemistry, Physics & Math) GPA > 3.5
  • MCAT Score (combined) > 32 or 86th percentile
  • Wide variety of service and extracurricular activities
  • Compelling reason for pursuing a career in medicine
  • Strong recommendations from mentors/educators/preceptors


EDP applicants will either be accepted into the incoming class or deferred to the regular application pool for further consideration.  

EDP Timeline

By August 1 Submit AMCAS application
By August 1 Submit additional materials including:
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • MCAT Score(s)
  • University of Cincinnati Online Secondary Application
By September 30 Interviews of selected candidates
By October 1 EDP applicants notified of admissions decisions

“UCCOM does a great job of integrating anatomy, physiology, and clinical skills in a manner such that all aspects of becoming a good doctor are actively developed from the beginning.

Medical Student, Second Year