MD Program Admission Requirements

Each Rush Medical College applicant must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident of the United States, or of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) status.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university that is accredited in the United States or a Canadian based institution.
  • Have taken the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) www.aamc.org/students/mcat/start.htm.
  • As applicable, for post-baccalaureate coursework: through AMCAS, have grades submitted for at least 24 hours of post-baccalaureate coursework achieving a strong academic foundation in the basic sciences.