Sanford School of Medicine M.D. Program

Eligibility Requirements

  • US citizen or permanent resident       
  • South Dakota resident or non-resident with strong ties to the state such as graduation from a high school in South Dakota      
  • At least 64 semester credits of college course work to be considered for admission
  • Take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) within three years of application deadline
  • Complete the equivalent of two semesters, including laboratory experience where available in the following areas: biology, general (Inorganic) chemistry, organic chemistry, physics and mathematics
  • Agree to the terms of Technical Standards for Admission