Sanford School of Medicine M.D. Program

Why Choose Us?

Outstanding Re-Accreditation

We've received re-accreditation through 2018. The LCME team report cited nine strengths of our school including our leaders, our professionalism, our facilities, our responsive environment to student needs, our dedicated clinical faculty and our world-class partners. USMLE board pass rates for our students are 98% (Step 1), 98% (Step 2) and 100% (CS), and our students' median scores exceed the national average.

Excellent Residency Preparation

Our graduates have their choice of residency training. The quality instruction and amount of hands-on training they receive as medical students provides a strong foundation for whatever residency they choose. Learn more about the residencies chosen by SSOM graduates. View the results of Match Day 2012.

State-of-the-Art Lee Medical Building

The Lee Medical Building features the latest technology and equipment as well as a design to emphasize team teaching and problem solving.

Special Programs
Our school offers outstanding opportunities for student research, community service and diversity experiences.We have recently added an innovative Rural Track program, a unique opportunity for a select group of third-year student to obtain clinical experience in rural communities. In addition, students have access to our Parry Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation, a state-of-the-art simulation facility used to teach multidisciplinary clinical communication, physical examination and technical skills for health professionals at all levels of learning.


Lower Cost

The cost of attending the Sanford School of Medicine is lower (28th percentile) than at most other schools. Student debt is also among the lowest in the country (35th percentile) due to our lower tuition and robust scholarship programs.