Students applying to New York Medical College through the Early Decision Program must meet the following requirements:
Early decision applicants are notified of a decision no later than October 1.
Early decision applicants to New York Medical College are not permitted to submit applications to any other medical school until an acceptance decision has been made.
Possible Decision Outcomes
This is a binding decision. Students accepted through the Early Decision Program cannot apply to any other medical school during the application year nor matriculate to any other medical school the following year.
Deferred to the General Applicant Pool
Deferred applicants are still considered “active applicants” to New York Medical College, but have been released from the restrictions of the Early Decision Program. Early Decision applicants deferred to the general pool are free to apply to other medical schools and matriculate anywhere you are accepted.
Rejected early decision applicants are no longer considered as active applicants to New York Medical College for the current application year and are free to apply to other schools and matriculate anywhere they are accepted.
General Academic Requirements International Students
It is strongly recommended undergraduate coursework leading to a baccalaureate degree is completed at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada. However, international applicants must have successfully completed the following of premed requirements (or have them in progress) from an accredited college in the United States or Canada:
General Biology, 2 semesters or equivalent, with labs
General Chemistry, 2 semesters or equivalent, with labs
Organic Chemistry, 1st semester or equivalent with lab
Biochemistry, 1 semester or equivalent, (with or without lab)
Physics, 2 semesters or equivalent, with labs
English, 2 semesters or equivalent (or successful completion of the English requirements of your undergraduate institution)
Important note about the Biochemistry requirement
The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) must be taken between January 2014 and July 2016. MCAT scores from tests taken prior to January 2014 will not be accepted.