Download the 2021 Guide for Applicants and the 2019-2020 UAMS Catalog

Admissions Timeline

June 1, 2020

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

August 15, 2020

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

November 1, 2020

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, 2020

Deadline for all applicants to submit the UAMS COM Supplemental Application. Non-Arkansas residents with strong ties to Arkansas must submit a letter to UAMS advocating strong ties.

December 15, 2020

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

December 20, 2020

Letters to early accepts for Arkansas residents.

January 15, 2021

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

January 22, 2021

Letters to early accepts for Arkansas residents.

Late February 2021

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 the 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 9, 2021.

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 the MCAT website.


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Campus Life and Student Support Services

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Helpful links:

2020 Guide for Applicants

2019-2020 UAMS Catalog


Khan Academy – MCAT Test Prep

AAMC – Navigate from Pre-Med to Residency

AMCAS Medical School Application