General Information

  • Applicants are urged to carefully review the excellent guide to MD/PhD training and careers provided by the following link to the AAMC.
  • Applicants must be on track to have earned a Bachelor's or Master's degree, with evidence of a strong scientific background and research experience, to be considered eligible for the program. In addition to meaningful and sustained research experience, competitive applicants must have a solid undergraduate record with a GPA of 3.5 or higher and an MCAT composite score at or above 75-80th percentile. 

Application Procedure

  • Prospective students must apply to the Stritch School of Medicine through the following link to AMCAS. Within the AMCAS application, select the MD/PhD application option and complete in full.
  • Shortly after your AMCAS application is processed, a Stritch School of Medicine secondary application will be requested.
  • Applicants to Stritch School of Medicine must be U.S. citizens or hold a permanent resident visa, or be eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) process of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at the time of application. Applicants who have taken all their undergraduate coursework outside the United States or Canada must complete at least one year of full-time study in an accredited American college or university before applying to the Stritch School of Medicine.
  • Applicants enrolled in a graduate program must complete that program before beginning medical school. If this is not possible, graduate students must withdraw from their graduate program before applying for admission to the Stritch School of Medicine.
  • Applications are considered incomplete until the Stritch School of Medicine secondary application has been received.
  • Additional information on the application process can be obtained:

Stritch School of Medicine Admissions website
Stritch School of Medicine Admissions Office: (708) 216-3229
MD/PhD Program Office: