Admissions and Application Process

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Great doctors start with good people.

All medical schools choose students with bright minds. At Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, we're seeking more — students with good hearts who want to change lives, transform health care and define the future of medicine in new ways.

Our M.D. Program students receive outstanding, integrated clinical and research training in a world-class setting and also acquire the skills to be leaders in an ever-changing and challenging health care environment.

We encourage you to apply and join us for an unparalleled medical training experience.


Submit your AMCAS application starting on June 1, 2017, for the 2018 entering class.

Class size:

  • 46 M.D. students for the four-year Minnesota campus
  • 50 M.D. students for the four-year Arizona campus

New for 2018 application cycle: In the secondary application, applicants may choose to be considered for the Florida FOCUS (2+2) track, in which the first two years are based on the Minnesota or Arizona campus and the final two years are based on the Florida campus. Up to eight M.D. students from the above 96 students will be selected for this unique opportunity.

Applicants who express strong interest in this track will be considered for an interview on the beautiful Mayo Clinic campus in Jacksonville, Florida. Applicants accepted to the Florida FOCUS track will be invited to attend Second Look on their home base campus in Rochester, Minnesota, or Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona.

Application details

Medical Scientist Training Program

If you are interested in M.D.-Ph.D. training, visit the Medical Scientist Training Program website.

Aug. 23, 2018