Admissions Overview

The most important function of the School of Medicine is the education of future physicians, and candidate selection constitutes a serious responsibility of the faculty. The clear goal is the development of a class of intelligent, empathetic, well-prepared, diverse and inquisitive students who are prepared to meet the challenges of practicing medicine in the 21st century.

Application materials are reviewed in an individual holistic process, carefully considering not just grades and standardized test scores, but whether we believe you would thrive, specifically, at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine—with its unique curriculum, diverse student body, hospital partnerships, wealth of research opportunities, and setting in one of America’s most livable cities.

Please explore our web site to see if Pitt Med is the right fit for your medical education and to understand the entire admissions process before you submit your application materials.

Before You Apply

Learn about the eligibility factors, requirements, and the admissions policies for applying to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

How to Apply

Learn more about the application stages, interviewing and traveling to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.