Acceptances to First-Year Class

Offers of admissions are mailed on or around the 15th of the month, starting in December and continuing until March 15.

After March 15, acceptances will be mailed every two weeks until the class is full.

Acceptances are on a rolling basis; that is, offers will be made until the class is filled.

Admission with Advanced Standing

Basic criteria for admission to the college of medicine with advanced standing are the following:

  • Completion of the first and second years of medical school at a U.S. or canadian LCME approved medical school (for a listing of these institutions, see:
  • Enrollment in good standing at that institution
  • Earning a passing score on Step 1 of the USMLE
  • HUCM does not accept transfers into the first, 2nd, or 4th year classes.

Admission will not be granted to students based on courses completed at a foreign medical school.

The college will not regularly consider a student who has been dropped from the rolls of another medical school for poor scholarship or for disciplinary reasons.

Applications for advanced standing must be received no later than June 1 of the year in which the student wishes to enter.

Advanced Standing Application Form (PDF) 

$75.00 Advanced Standing application fee (HUCM does not accept fee waiver). The application fee must accompany the application, and is payable via money order only.


Students dropped from the HU College of Medicine or who withdraw not in good academic standing may petition for readmission. For information regarding procedures for requesting readmission, please write to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions, Walter P. Bland, M.D. All petitions for readmission should be received by June 1 of the year of desired matriculation

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