2017 Guide for Applicants

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Admissions Timeline

June 1, 2016

Applicants may begin to submit their AMCAS web-application to AAMC.

August 15, 2016

Arkansas residents may begin calling to schedule their faculty interview. Applicants must certify and submit the AMCAS application before scheduling an interview.

November 1, 2016

Final deadline for all applicants to submit AMCAS web-application to AMCAS.

Last day for Arkansas residents to call UAMS to schedule faculty interviews.

November 15, 2016

Non-Arkansas residents with strong ties to Arkansas must submit letter to UAMS advocating strong ties.

December 9, 2016

Admissions Committee meets to determine which non- Arkansas residents will be invited to be interviewed in January and reviewed in February.

December 18, 2016

Letters to early accepts for Arkansas residents.

January 15, 2017

ALL application documentation must be received at UAMS for ALL applicants.

January 22, 2017

Letters to early accepts for Arkansas residents.

Late February 2017

Letters mailed to all applicants informing them of their admissions status: Accepted, Alternate List or Not Accepted.

Faculty Interviews

Arkansas Residents

Arkansas residents must be interviewed by members of theĀ UAMS faculty. It is your responsibility to call the Office of Admissions to schedule your faculty interview after you have certified and submitted your AMCAS application. You may begin calling August 15, but you must call no later than November 1 to schedule your interview.

Non-Arkansas Residents

Non-Arkansas residents will be interviewed by invitation only. The Admissions Committee will meet in mid December to determine which non-Arkansas resident applicants will be invited to come for faculty interviews on January 14.

The College of Medicine reserves the right to perform a criminal background check on all applicants accepted for admission.

MCAT registration and test dates are posted on theĀ MCAT website.

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