Medical Schools That Accept International Students

By January 9, 2019 December 28th, 2019 Admissions Advice

Applying to U.S. Medical Schools as an international Student

Getting into U.S. medical schools as an international student is TOUGH. But, it’s very doable especially if you obtained your undergraduate degree or did your pre-med requirements in the United States.¬†

How do I get into medical school as an international student? 

We often get asked, how do I get into U.S. medical schools as an international student? The process of receiving acceptance is the same as if you were a U.S. citizen. Read our blog posts on AMCAS applications and letters of recommendation to help you submit a strong application!

Can you tell me which U.S. medical schools accept international students?

According to the AAMC website, “In the 2017 AMCAS application cycle, 1,933 foreign applicants applied to M.D. granting programs in the United States and 350 of those applicants were accepted. Of those accepted, 274 matriculated into medical school.”

List of Medical Schools That Accept International Students

MD (Allopathic) Schools – both U.S. and Canada (from MSAR 2019)

  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Duke University School of Medicine

  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • Faculty of Medicine Universit√© Laval

  • Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine

  • Harvard Medical School

  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine
  • McMaster University Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine

  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Queen’s University Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine

  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University
  • The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Universite de Montreal Faculty of Medicine
  • Universite de Sherbrooke Faculty of Medicine
  • University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
  • University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
  • University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
  • University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • University of Florida College of Medicine
  • University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine

  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
  • University of Utah School of Medicine

  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine