Female medical student examines a patient's lymph nodes on her neck.

Connecting with the community

Medical student Catrina Cropano, MD '18, works with a patient in the AmeriCares Free Clinic of Bridgeport.

Class Profile

Class Profiles

Class of 2023

Class of 2022

Class of 2021

AMCAS applications received




Class size





62 (66%)

56 (57%)

62 (65%)


32 (34%)

43 (43%)

34 (35%)

Underrepresented in medicine

17 (18%)

25 (25%)

24 (25%)

Average MCAT score




Average GPA




Residency Match

It’s a match!

The Class of 2019 matched with residency programs across the country, including Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University, Kaiser Permanente in Los Angeles, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Ohio State University Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center, along with the School of Medicine’s Connecticut affiliates Middlesex Health, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, and St. Vincent’s Medical Center.

Match Day
Molly Clarke smiles with her family during Match Day

Capital plans

Molly Clarke, MD '19, celebrates her match with Children’s National in Washington, D.C. for pediatrics.

Academic Requirements

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an international equivalent degree. Permanent residents or Green Card applicants may apply. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students should contact the admissions office directly. We do not accept transfer students for entrance into any year. 

Two semesters of the prerequisite courses must be completed prior to matriculation. Upper-level courses and AP credit may be used to satisfy basic requirements when applicable. Online courses of prerequisites will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants must complete a minimum of 32 semester hours of the prerequisites in biology, chemistry and physics from an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada. Coursework recommended, but not required, includes natural sciences, human physiology, genetics and cell biology, psychology, sociology, ethics, health policy, foreign language, humanities, communications or computer literacy.

Required Courses

  • General Biology - 2 Semesters (with labs)
  • General Chemistry - 2 Semesters (with labs)
  • Organic Chemistry - 1 Semester (with lab)
  • Biochemistry - 1 Semester
  • General Physics - 2 Semesters 
  • College English/Writing Intensive - 2 Semesters
  • College Math or Statistics - 2 Semesters (college algebra or above)

Accepted Students & Financial Aid

Welcome, new students

Once the School of Medicine admissions committee makes a final decision, each candidate is informed electronically. 

If you have recently been accepted into our program, you can begin by completing these initial requirements for enrollment: 

  • Submit appropriate financial documentation (see link below)
  • Complete immunization requirements
  • Attend Second Look weekend

Financial aid

We recognize that financing your medical education is a significant undertaking. That’s why the financial aid office works with accepted students to help obtain funding and guide them through applications for scholarships, grants, and federal and private student loans. Personal budgeting, debt management and student loan repayment counseling are also available. 

We are committed to selecting the best students possible to meet our mission, independent of their financial situation. The school awards  a variety of scholarships and need-based funding to exceptional individuals who exemplify our mission and values. 

Pre-matriculation program

The pre-matriculation program is a six-week summer program for entering first-year medical students who may benefit from early exposure to our medical curriculum, academic resources and the medical school environment. The program is designed to help students transition smoothly into medical school. It accepts a limited number of students. The program is free, and provides a modest stipend, travel funds and housing. 

Application deadline: April 20
Program dates: June 6 - July 18