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 July 10, 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 July 1, 2020)
  • Early Decision Program Information
    • A PDF detailing early decision program availability, notification dates, and information. (Updated July 7, 2020)
  • Primary Application Information
    • A PDF detailing the application service, application deadline, and date application review begins for each medical school. (Updated July 7, 2020)
  • Secondary Application Information
    • Secondary application information including due dates, fees, and information about who receives a secondary application. (Updated July 13, 2020)
  • Application Timeline
    • A PDF table showing application dates and deadlines for a given institution. (Updated July 13, 2020)
  • Application Transfer Policies
    • A PDF detailing each medical school's application transfer policies. (Updated July 8, 2020)
  • Letter of Evaluation Preferences
    • A PDF indicating which letter types are preferred, accepted, and not accepted by each medical school. (Updated June 19, 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 May 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 July 13, 2020)
  • Premedical Coursework Chart
    • A chart displaying the required and recommended premedical coursework for each school including AP, community college, and online courses. (Updated July 6, 2020)
  • Additional Required Assessments 
    • A PDF including additional required assessments for participating medical schools. (Updated July 13, 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 July 13, 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 July 8, 2020) 

Deposit, Tuition, Fees and Debt Information

  • Debt Information
    • Includes the percentage of students receiving aid and average graduate indebtedness. (Updated May 13, 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 June 19, 2020) 
  • Tuition, Fees and Insurance Information
    • Information about tuition, fees and insurance policies for each medical school. (Updated May 13, 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