When is the deadline for applying through AMCAS to Stanford Medicine?
The deadline for applying to Stanford Medicine is October 1, 2021 (11:59 PM Eastern Time).
How do I send updated information regarding my address and phone number after I've submitted my AMCAS application?
Please update your address or contact information on the AMCAS website.
What does Stanford Medicine look for in an applicant?
Stanford Medicine utilizes a holistic review of the applicant pool each year. Stanford Medicine seeks candidates who want to transform the fields of medicine and biomedical sciences, whose personal journey and accomplishments show strong evidence for originality, creativity, and a capacity for independent, critical thinking, who are academically ready to succeed at Stanford and whose personal qualities will serve them well in our profession.
What are the minimum requirements to apply to Stanford Medicine?
What type of degree is required to enter Stanford Medicine?
Applicants must have earned a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university by the time of matriculation.
Will online degrees be considered in the application process for Stanford Medicine?
Online degrees will not be considered in the application process for Stanford Medicine.
Do you consider applications from students who have registered under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status?
Yes. Applicants are considered for admission to Stanford Medicine without regard to their country of origin.
Eligible applicants include U.S. citizens, permanent U.S. residents holding a valid visa, individuals who have been granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at the time of application, undocumented students, and international students.
If admitted, DACA students are eligible for Stanford institutional financial aid on the basis of financial need.
Do you consider applications from students who are undocumented immigrants?
Yes. Applicants are considered for admission to Stanford Medicine without regard to their country of origin. Eligible applicants include individuals who have been granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at the time of the applications as well as undocumented students.
If admitted, undocumented students are eligible for Stanford institutional financial aid on the basis of financial need.
I took the MCAT several times. Do you see all of my scores?
Yes. Stanford Medicine can see all of your MCAT test scores from previous administrations of the MCAT. We do not combine scores of the sections to make your cumulative score higher.
What are the earliest and latest MCAT test dates accepted for applications?
In order for your application to be considered for the 2022 admissions cycle, at least 1 MCAT result from an exam taken after January 2018 and before September 11, 2021 should be included in your application.
Does Stanford Medicine accept international students?
Yes. International students must have studied for at least one academic year at an accredited college or university in the United States, Canada, or the United Kingdom prior to applying for admission. For more information, please visit Non-US Citizens/DACA page.
What types of documents are necessary for international students?
For more information please visit Non-US Citizens/DACA page.
Students can also learn more by visiting the Bechtel International Center website.
Can I send my transcripts to the Admissions Office?
Please do not send additional coursework or transcripts unless we have specifically requested such information from you.
Does Stanford Medicine accept transfer applicants?
Stanford Medicine does not accept any students who matriculated in a medical institution.
How will I receive notification of my application status for Stanford Medicine?
Please do not call us for updates on the status of your application. A timeline of notifications is available on the MD Admissions Timeline page.
Invitations to complete the Stanford Supplemental Application and to interview will be sent by e-mail.
Where can I find out more about MD combined degree programs?
Please visit the dual degree page.
How do I inquire about an additional question not listed on the website?
For general inquiries regarding MD admissions: (650) 723-6861.
You may also contact us at our mailling address, or e-mail at:
Stanford University School of Medicine
Office of MD Admissions
1265 Welch Road, suite 100
Stanford, CA 94305