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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Application Process

Admission timeline

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  • Early May 2018
    • AMCAS application opens
  • End of May 2018
    • Submission of the AMCAS application begins
  • End of June 2018
    • The transmission of verified AMCAS applications begins
    • Verification of secondary requirements begins. If met, secondary applications will be sent.
  • July 15, 2018
    • Recommended date to submit your AMCAS application
      It is important to submit an earlier application, if possible (along with all required supporting documents) to allow for more processing time, secondary completion, if applicable, and have more opportunities for interviews. This is not an official deadline. The AMCAS official deadline is October 15, 2018. This date simply serves as an encouragement to complete the application packet as early as possible.
  • August 2018 – February 2019
    • Interview season
  • October 1, 2018, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time
    • Deferred Deadline
      Only applies to those who were granted deferral from the previous entering year.
  • October 1, 2018
  • October 15, 2018, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time
  • October 2018 – March 2019
    • Regular season, rolling acceptances made
  • December 1, 2018, 11:59 p.m., Pacific Standard Time
    • Deadline to submit your secondary application
      The application and fee must be submitted.
  • February 19, 2019
    • AMCAS “Plan to Enroll” option becomes available on AMCAS applicant portal.
      • “Plan to Enroll” communicates to schools who have made an offer of acceptance that the applicant has made a choice about where they intend to enroll. “Plan to Enroll” options can be changed by an applicant at any time in the AMCAS portal as they receive additional offers or change their mind.
    • See AMCAS information for more information.
  • March 2019
    • Waitlist decisions are communicated to applicants interviewed but not yet made an offer. All applicants denied admission will have been notified by this point.
  • March – August 2019
    • Potential waitlist offers made.
  • April 2019
    • Second Look
      If you are an admitted applicant, you are invited to visit campus for this event.
    • Financial aid and scholarship information delivered
      The College will strive to provide information about your financial aid and scholarship package before Second Look Weekend.
  • April 15, 2019
  • April 30, 2019
    • $100 pre-enrollment deposit due
      You will receive an email notice about the deposit in March of 2019. Refunds are available before April 30. If you enroll in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, your deposit will be deducted from your tuition.
    • AMCAS applicant protocols indicate that applicants hold no more than one acceptance from this point forward.
    • AMCAS “Commit to Enroll” option becomes available on AMCAS applicant portal.
      • “Commit to Enroll” communicates to schools that the applicant has made their final decision and has withdrawn from all other medical schools.
      • “Plan to Enroll” can still be used at this point if the applicant wants to hold on to the offer of acceptance but is on waitlists at other schools and may commit to another school should an offer be made.
  • July 15, 2019
    • All prerequisites must be complete and required degree earned.
  • August 14 – 16, 2019
    • Orientation and classes begin
  • August 19, 2019
    • First day of class