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2021-2022 Important Dates and Deadlines

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: The following COVID-19-related changes have been made to our process for the 2022 application cycle; please be mindful of the fact that the global, national and local landscapes of COVID-19 are evolving and that the 2022 application cycle plans may change pending public health recommendations/mandates.

  1. Invitations to complete the Secondary Application will begin earlier than the last admissions cycle (ie, invitations issued from 7/7/21 through 11/14/21).
  2. The Early Decision Program deadline is 8/1/21 (two weeks earlier than the 2021 cycle).
  3. Interviews will begin in August 2021 (two weeks earlier than the 2021 cycle).
  4. Interviews will primarily be conducted on-site unless a virtual interview is necessary and approved (established through communication with MD Admissions team).
  5. The interview season will run through January 2022 (two months earlier than the 2021 cycle).


    Early Decision (EDP) Regular Admissions
     1st Day to Submit AMCAS
    May 28, 2021
     AMCAS Deadline
    Aug. 1
     Secondary Materials Deadline
    Aug. 1
     InterviewsAugust - September
     Notification of Decisionsby Sept. 30
    Regular Admissions
     1st Day to Submit AMCASMay 28, 2021
     InterviewsAugust - January
     AMCAS DeadlineNov. 1
     Secondary Materials Deadline
    Nov. 15
     Formulation of Alternate ListLate April
    2021 Classes Start
     Orientation Aug. 2 - 5, 2021
     White Coat Ceremony
    Aug. 6
     First Day of Class
    Aug. 9

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