MD Admissions Resources

MD Admissions

General Application Resources

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Visit the AAMC website for:

  • links to United States medical schools
  • resources, organizations, councils, and services for medical applicants
  • statistics and information about admission to medical school

American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS)

Visit the AMCAS website for:

  • submitting an application to medical school
  • how to submit a competitive application
  • medical school applicant responsibilities and procedures

Medical College Admissions Testing (MCAT)

Visit the MCAT website for:

  • where and when to take the test
  • study aids
  • practice tests

Aspiring Doctors

You can make a difference! Find out what doctors do to improve the lives of their patients, and learn how you can begin preparing for a rewarding career in medicine on Aspiring Doctors.

Minorities in Medicine

This AAMC program is geared toward increasing diversity in medicine. Minorities in Medicine provides helpful tools and information for anyone considering a career in medicine.

Diversity

Learn more about the broader definition of "Diversity," and supporting our members' diversity and inclusion efforts.

Postbaccalaureate Programs

This searchable database enables you to search Postbaccalaureate Premedical Programs to assist individuals to pursue a medical career after they have already received a Bachelor's degree.

American Council on Education (ACE)

Visit the ACE website for a directory of regionally accredited undergraduate institutions.

Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME)

Visit the LCME website for a directory of accredited medical schools in the United States and Canada.

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)

Visit the ECFMG website for:

  • USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 exams for international medical students
  • English language testing and training
  • medical education credentials for international medical students

4-Year Timeline for Medical School Applicants

Applying to medical school takes a lot of thought and preparation. If you are considering a career in medicine, please view this 4-Year Timeline for medical school applicants.


Financial Aid Resources

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

View the FASFA website to fill out an application for federal student aid. (USF's FASFA Code is E00568.)

AAMC Fee Assistance Program (FAP)

Visit the AAMC Fee Assistance Program website to learn more about financial assistance for those who would be unable to take the MCAT exam or apply to medical schools that use the AMCAS application.

Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools (FIRST)

View the FIRST website to learn about the complexities of financial aid, student debt, and money management.