Skip to Content

Coronavirus: Get complete details about the university's response to COVID-19.

School of Medicine

Admissions Timeline

Applying to medical school is one of the most exciting steps in your career. You're preparing to have a major impact on the health of people across our state. Be sure to use our timeline to help you stay on track. We encourage prospective students to check our website for updates.

Our office is using a new Admissions system beginning with the 2021 cycle.  The dates below are anticipated, but we may have some delays.  We will do our best to keep this timeline updated.  We appreciate your patience.

We accept 100 new students to our program each year. Please be mindful of the deadlines below.

Admissions Actions Milestone - Fall 2021 Timeline
AMCAS Application opens to applicants. May 4, 2020
Submit your AMCAS application. May 28, 2020 to December 1, 2020
Submit Early Decision Program application (EDP is only open to current legal residents of South Carolina). May 28, 2020 to August 3, 2020
Final MCAT administration date accepted (Early Decision Program applicants). July 23, 2020
The Admissions Office begins reviewing AMCAS applications. Beginning the week of August 17, 2020
Applicants selected to receive the supplemental application will be notified. Beginning the week of August 24, 2020
Interview invitations sent out. Beginning the week of August 31, 2020
Interviews (All interviews are virtual this cycle). September 16, 2020 to March 31, 2020
Final MCAT administration date accepted (Regular Decision applicants). September 28, 2020
Early Decision Program applicants will be notified of their status. October 1, 2020 at the latest
Regular Decision applicants will be notified of their status. We accept 100 new students each year. Beginning October 15, 2020 and on a rolling basis through March 2021.
A non-refundable $250 seat fee is required with "Commit to Enroll" Selection. Beginning May 1, 2021
Our program begins.  August 2021

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.

©