Acceptance Letters for M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. Programs

Acceptance letters may be mailed anytime between November and March. The letters for the final accepted group, alternate list and non-acceptances are mailed no later than March 31.

Student Response to Acceptance 

  • Accepted students must secure their position in the class within two weeks by signing a notarized form sent to them and depositing $100 toward their tuition.
  • By AMCAS agreement, students may hold more than one active offer until April 30.
  • An accepted student may withdraw from USD Sanford School of Medicine prior to June 1 and receive a refund of their $100 deposit.
  • Prior to matriculation, accepted applicants must submit transcripts of all college credits earned, indicating at least 90 semester credit hours or a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  • Prior to matriculation, accepted applicants¬†will be notified about the process and timing for submitting and successfully completing a student background check.
  • Date of matriculation: July 17, 2017 with orientation on July 17-21, 2017.

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