A closeup of the Penn State College of Medicine logo is seen on the jacket of a white coat, draped over the arm of a medical student who is also holding a White Coat Ceremony program. The student was part of the July 2016 White Coat Ceremony, in which incoming medical students at the College receive their short white coats signifying their status as future doctors.

MD Programs

Application Timeline & Deadlines

Important dates and deadlines for applying to the MD Program happen throughout the year. Make sure you get your materials in on time!

Submission of AMCAS Application

Earliest date: June 1
Latest date: November 15

Submission of Secondary Application and Letters of Recommendation

Earliest date: After email notification
Latest date: January 15

Note: Secondary application fee of $80 must be submitted with secondary application, nonrefundable and not applicable to tuition

Acceptance Notice to Regular Applicants

Earliest date: October 15
Latest date: Until class is filled

Applicant's Response to Acceptance Offer

Maximum time: Two weeks

Note: Deposit to hold place in class of $100, applicable to tuition, is due by April 30, and not refundable after that date.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the MD Program application timeline, contact us at 717-531-8755 or StudentAdmissions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.