Education

Mayo Clinic has five schools that, together with Mayo's extensive research programs, comprise Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Programs range from allied health sciences education, through undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate medical and scientific education, to continuing medical education.

Every school and program within Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science adheres to Mayo's core values of collaboration in the service of the patient and the constant pursuit of excellence. This translates to a unique education model and flexible curricula, allowing students to pursue their passions under the tutelage of cutting-edge researchers and world-class clinicians.

Thousands of medical, research and health sciences students, residents and fellows annually participate in Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science education programs. They benefit from the guidance of outstanding faculty and mentors, access to state-of-the-art medical and research technology and support, and generous financial assistance, allowing them to focus on becoming the next generation of medical and scientific leaders.

Our programs and 2016 facts:

Residencies and fellowships

The oldest of Mayo's five schools, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, offers more than 270 programs and has trained more than 20,000 alumni in virtually all medical specialties since 1915.

  • Enrollment: 1,738
  • Graduates: 688

Ph.D., M.D.-Ph.D. and master's degrees in biomedical sciences

Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences has granted more than 400 graduate degrees in 10 scientific disciplines since 1917 and has a visiting predoctoral summer undergraduate program.

  • Enrollment: 257
  • Ph.D. graduates: 41
  • M.S. graduates: 32

M.D., M.D.-Ph.D. and M.D.-O.M.S. programs

Mayo Clinic School of Medicine has trained and graduated more than 1,700 students since 1972.

  • Enrollment: 233
  • Graduates: 43

Allied health science professions

Established in 1973, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences offers more than 130 programs in about 60 health science careers.

  • Enrollment: 1,653
  • Graduates: 1,156

Continuing education

Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development formally became a school in 1996. In 2016, it offered over 580 courses and 9,900 hours of continuing education for medical professionals from around the world.

  • Physician participants: 60,035
  • Nonphysician participants: 41,168
June 28, 2017