Important Notices

Admissions 2016/17 (September 2017 Admission)

  • Application for admission to the MD program for September 2017 will open on July 4, 2016 with a deadline of October 1, 2016 to apply. 

  • Scores from the "new" MCAT2015 exam  will only be accepted.  The last accepted MCAT2015 test date is August 25, 2016.   MCAT scores from January 2015 or earlier will not be accepted.
  • Review the academic and non-academic admission requirements.

Important Dates 

Admissions 2017

July 2016

  • Application for admission to the MD program for September 2016 opens.

October 1, 2016

  • The deadline to submit your initial application and completed Secondary Medicine Application is October 1, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. MDT.
  • Please ensure that official transcripts with current year registration have been received in the Registrar's Office no later than October 1, 2016. Check your Bear Tracks account under the "To-Do List" for documents received and deadlines of all required documents. The Registrar's Office may be able to obtain transcripts on behalf of applicants who have attended or are currently attending institutions in Alberta through ApplyAlberta. In many cases, applicants do not need to request their transcripts. Check your Bear Tracks account "To Do List."
  • MCAT scores must be released to the University of Alberta so they can be verified in the Secondary Medicine Application. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that their MCAT score has verified.
  • Reference letters must be submitted online by referees no later than October 1, 2016. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that referees have completed and have successfully submitted the references.

February 1, 2017

  • Official transcripts with the results of Fall 2016 term received in the Registrar's Office of the UofA. The Registrar's Office may be able to obtain transcripts on behalf of applicants who have attended or are currently attending institutions in Alberta through ApplyAlberta. In many cases, applicants do not need to request their transcripts. Check your Bear Tracks account "To Do List."

March 18 & 19, 2017

  • Interviews for applications for 2017.