Overview

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. 

Apply for admission

Visit Us

Come see what we are all about

The School of Medicine periodically hosts information sessions, tours and open houses on the North Haven Campus. The next information session will be held on October 13, 2018.

Photograph

Three medical students work with a patient in a clinic for indigenous populations in Bridgeport.

Connecting with the community

Three medical students work with a patient in a clinic for indigenous populations in Bridgeport.

Class Profile

Class Profiles

Class of 2021

Class of 2020

Class of 2019

AMCAS applications received

6,984

7,675

7,556

Applicants invited for an interview

520

614

667

Class size

96

90

91

Female

62 (65%)

44 (48%)

29 (32%)

Male

34 (35%)

46 (51%)

62 (68%)

Underrepresented in medicine

24 (25%)

15 (16%)

9 (10%)

MCAT score

32/511

32/511

32.5

GPA

3.6

3.6

3.62

Residency Match

It’s a match

Members of the Class of 2018 earned a 100% residency match at prestigious medical institutions across the country, including Stanford, New York Presbyterian Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

A graduating student hugs her friend after finding out her match

A path to your future

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine student Catrina Cropano, MD '18, celebrates her Match Day residency placement.

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
  • Mark your calendar for Second Look weekend April 13-14, 2018

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.