The following MSAR Advisor Reports are meant to guide those applying to the 2021 Entering Class. Although these reports are typically provided to NAAHP National Members to advise students and applicants, due to COVID-19, they are now available publicly to help disseminate information as it is updated by medical schools. Reports are updated and republished regularly. Please review MSAR profiles and individual medical schools’ websites for the most current information. 

General Information

Application Information, Deadlines and Requirements

  • Admission Policies and Information
    • A PDF detailing updated admission policies. Medical schools are encouraged to use this field to update applicants regarding COVID-19-related changes to policies or deadlines. (Updated September 28, 2020)
  • Applications Accepted Information
    • A PDF table demonstrating the types of applications accepted at a given institution (out-of-state, international, Canadian, and/or DACA.) (Updated August 11, 2020)
  • Early Decision Program Information
    • A PDF detailing early decision program availability, notification dates, and information. (Updated September 3, 2020)
  • Primary Application Information
    • A PDF detailing the application service, application deadline, and date application review begins for each medical school. (Updated September 4, 2020)
  • Secondary Application Information
    • Secondary application information including due dates, fees, and information about who receives a secondary application. (Updated September 24, 2020)
  • Application Timeline
    • A PDF table showing application dates and deadlines for a given institution. (Updated September 28, 2020)
  • Application Transfer Policies
    • A PDF detailing each medical school's application transfer policies. (Updated September 18, 2020)
  • Letter of Evaluation Preferences
    • A PDF indicating which letter types are preferred, accepted, and not accepted by each medical school. (Updated August 6, 2020)
  • DACA Policies
    • While most students with DACA are still in the undergraduate pipeline, the AAMC recorded steady increases medical school applicants who identify a DACA status. Here is a list of medical schools that have reported willingness to consider applicants with DACA status. (Updated August 13, 2020)
  • Oldest and Latest MCAT Test Administration Dates Considered
    • A PDF table including each medical school's month and year of the latest MCAT test administration dates and oldest MCAT test administration dates considered for the 2020 AMCAS cycle. (Updated September 28, 2020)
  • Premedical Coursework Chart
    • A chart displaying the required and recommended premedical coursework for each school including AP, community college, and online courses. (Updated September 28, 2020)
  • Additional Required Assessments 
    • A PDF including additional required assessments for participating medical schools. (Updated August 17, 2020)

Interview and Waitlist Information

  • Interview Policies 
    • A PDF table including each medical school's interview format, date interview invitations are sent, what a typical interview day looks like, and if regional and/or video interviews are available. (Updated September 28, 2020)
  • Waitlist Procedures
    • A PDF table including the typical number of waitlist positions available at each medical school, number of acceptance offers made from the waitlist, and a descripton of the waitlist procedures. (Updated August 26, 2020) 

Deposit, Tuition, Fees and Debt Information

  • Debt Information
    • Includes the percentage of students receiving aid and average graduate indebtedness. (Updated July 14, 2020)
  • Deposit Due Date
    • A PDF table including each medical school's in-state and out-of-state deposit amount, due date, and whether or not it is refundable. (Updated July 27, 2020) 
  • Tuition, Fees and Insurance Information
    • Information about tuition, fees and insurance policies for each medical school. (Updated July 14, 2020)


Pre-health advisors, if you would like to request a new report, please contact:

Tami Levin
Director, Premed and Applicant Resources
tlevin@aamc.org