Prospective Students

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The University of Minnesota Medical School has seen the fastest rate of application growth among all medical schools in the country over the last 10 years.

Why should you attend the University of Minnesota Medical School?

We’re a national leader in medical research and models of medical education, offering an unparalleled opportunity to learn. You’ll have the opportunity to interact with world-class researchers in areas like stem-cell biology, imaging, brain sciences, infectious diseases, and diabetes.

You’ll learn from top-notch physicians through our nationally recognized primary care program and the largest family practice residency in the U.S. Our graduates are highly professional, reflective, and some of the most experienced in the country.

You’ll collaborate with a broad community of professionals. The Medical School is the anchor of a large academic health center giving you access to faculty researchers and physicians in other health science schools. You’ll also have the ability to work with top hospitals, clinics and specialty physicians through our various partnerships in the community.

You’ll have options. Exclusive programs including Flexible M.D. and a locked tuition policy are designed to meet your needs.

In this section, you’ll learn about our school, state, campuses, and educational programs.

We’ll guide you through the M.D. admissions process and you’ll hear from current students and faculty about why they chose our Medical School.


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By studying in an academic health center, you’ll learn how working together across disciplines moves discoveries to cures quicker and helps you – as a doctor – deliver comprehensive patient care. Learn more about our environment of collaboration.


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Our renowned faculty members have come from acclaimed institutions around the world to teach and do research at the University of Minnesota. They are experts in everything from Ataxia to zoonotic diseases. Learn more about our experts' medical innovations.

More Information

  • Med student does it all

     There’s not much Carolyn Bramante hasn’t accomplished – or at least tried – during her time as a student at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

  • Back to school

    On September 17, the Class of 2014, which was selected to represent some of the most competitive programs in the country, began their journey through interprofessional education, or 1Health, a program that will foster collaboration between the disciplines.

  • Resident loves patient interaction

    Moench thrives off of patient contact and first-hand care.

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