The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai participates in the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Candidates for admission should file their AMCAS application no later than October 15 preceding the year for which admission is sought. Additional information will be requested of all applicants. Applicants submitting an AMCAS application will be contacted by e-mail and directed to a Web site where they can complete our online Supplemental Application. Supplemental Applications must be completed online by December 1.
Supplemental Applications can be submitted from July 1 through December 1. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has a rolling admissions process. The earliest date of notification of acceptance is generally November 15. Applicants who have been offered admission to the school must respond within two weeks after receipt of notification. Applications for transfer into the second, third, and fourth year classes are no longer accepted.
Tours may be arranged for interview applicants (only). For current applicants who have completed their interview, arrangements can be made for a return visit.
Applying for Admission at Icahn School of Medicine
One of the world's premier academic medical centers, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is widely recognized for its excellence in education, basic and clinical research, patient care and service to our community. Our success is evidenced by our ranking as 18th out of 149 medical schools by US News & World Report for 2012-2013. We are also listed 17th by the National Institute for Health (NIH) for research funding, and third by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for research funding per faculty.
Additionally, Icahn School of Medicine has also achieved excellence in our service mission. We were honored with the Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service in 2009, and received an 'A' on the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) PharmFree 2009 Scorecard.
The MD Program is extremely competitive, as each year we receive approximately 6,000 applications for the fall freshman class of 140. We are seeking applicants who are not only academically successful and passionate about medicine, but also those who are well-rounded and enthusiastic about immersing themselves into our diverse community to enact change in science and society.