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2020-2021 Important Dates and Deadlines

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: The following COVID-19-related changes have been made to our process for the 2021 application cycle

  1. Invitations to complete a Secondary Application will begin two weeks later than usual due to the delayed transmission of your application materials by AMCAS (ie, beginning 7/15 through 11/1)
  2. Early Decision Program deadline is extended by two weeks (ie, 8/14 rather than 8/1)
  3. Interviews will be delayed by two weeks (ie, begin Sept 2020 rather than August 2020)
  4. Interviews will be conducted virtually (rather than as on-site/in-person interviews)
  5. The interview season will be extended through February 2021 (ie, usually ends in January)
Early Decision (EDP)Regular Admissions
 1st Day to Submit AMCAS
May 28, 2020
 AMCAS Deadline
Aug. 14
 Secondary Materials Deadline
Aug. 14
 Notification of Decisionsby Sept. 30
Regular Admissions
 1st Day to Submit AMCASMay 28, 2020
 InterviewsSept.- Feb.
 AMCAS DeadlineNov. 1
 Secondary Materials Deadline
Nov. 15
 Formulation of Alternate ListLate April
Classes Start
 Orientation Aug. 2 - 5, 2021
 White Coat Ceremony
Aug. 6
 First Day of Class
Aug. 9

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Medical Sciences Building Suite E-450
231 Albert Sabin Way
PO Box 670552
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0552

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