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Medical students pulling sanitary gloves from a fixture on the wall in a hospital.

Capable, adaptable leaders

Twenty-first century medicine is highly integrated and rapidly evolving. Follow the lead of Adeolu Adeboye MD ’17, Devin Peuzer MD ’17 and Sarah Mahmood MD ’17 and become the kind of physician who embraces challenge, and the chance to make a difference.

Discover our student-centered approach to medicine

Founded in 2010, the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine is designed to educate and develop students into highly qualified and compassionate physicians.

Our philosophy is student-centered. Our curriculum and clinical placements are intentionally designed so everything we do models how we want our students to care for their patients. You’ll find our culture embraces diversity and inclusion in its broadest sense, with students from a variety of backgrounds, identities and perspectives.

By the time you move into your residency, you’ll be well on your way to a meaningful medical career. We welcome your application and the chance to meet you, discuss our program and give you a tour of our state-of-the-art facilities. 

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Attend an information session

October 19, 2019
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m

Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
North Haven Campus
370 Bassett Road, North Haven, Connecticut

The information session is an opportunity for prospective students and guests to learn more about the MD program from students, faculty and staff. Take a tour of the North Haven Campus and see some of the facilities within the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

Photograph

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 2022

Class of 2021

Class of 2020

AMCAS applications received

6,564

6,984

7,675

Class size

99

96

90

Female

56 (57%)

62 (65%)

44 (48%)

Male

43 (43%)

34 (35%)

46 (51%)

Underrepresented in medicine

25 (25%)

24 (25%)

15 (16%)

Average MCAT score

512

32/511

32/511

Average GPA

3.6

3.6

3.6

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

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

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.