Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD Admissions

Admissions Deadlines

January
2016

  Applicants

  • Take MCAT Examination
April
2016

  Applicants

  • Take MCAT Examination
May
2016

  Applicants

  • Take MCAT Examination
June
2016
August
2016

  Applicants

  Feinberg Admissions Committee

  • The Committee on Admissions reviews completed applications and make interview invitation decisions.
September
2016

  Applicants

  • Latest MCAT Score Accepted

  Feinberg Admissions Committee

  • The Committee on Admissions reviews completed applications and make interview invitation decisions.
  • Interview season begins.
October
2016

  Applicants

  • 6-8 weeks after the interview, applicants receive an update on their status.
  • AMCAS Application Deadline
    October 15, 2017

  Feinberg Admissions Committee

  • Sends an update on their status to applicants.
November
2016

  Applicants

  • 6-8 weeks after the interview, applicants receive an update on their status.
  • Supplemental Application Deadline
    November 15, 2017
  • Letters of Recommendation Deadline
    November 15, 2017

  Feinberg Admissions Committee

  • The Committee on Admissions reviews completed applications and makes interview invitation decisions.
  • Interviews continue.
December
2016

  Applicants

  • 6-8 weeks after the interview, applicants receive an update on their status.

  Feinberg Admissions Committee

  • The Committee on Admissions reviews completed applications and makes interview invitation decisions.
  • Interviews continue.
January
2017

  Applicants

  • 6-8 weeks after the interview, applicants receive an update on their status.

  Feinberg Admissions Committee

  • The Committee on Admissions reviews completed applications and makes interview invitation decisions.
  • Interviews continue.
February
2017

  Applicants

  • 6-8 weeks after the interview, applicants receive an update on their status.

  Feinberg Admissions Committee

  • Last interviews are mid-February.
March
2017

  Applicants

  • 6-8 weeks after the interview, applicants receive an update on their status.

  Feinberg Admissions Committee

  • Final decisions submitted by late March.
  • Financial aid packages are provided mid-March.
April
2017

  Applicants

  • Final Decision
    April 30, 2017
    Applicants who have received and accepted multiple offers of acceptance are required to make a final decision, and thenceforth hold only one offer.

June
2017

  Applicants

  • Selected alternate (wait list) applicants receive acceptances.
July
2017

  Applicants

  • Selected alternate (wait list) applicants receive acceptances.
August
2017

  Applicants

  • Matriculating class begins.

Frequently Asked Questions

 Once my application is complete, how long will it take for me to hear back from Feinberg about an interview decision?

After all components of your application are received and verified, it will be put in queue for review. Applications are typically reviewed within six to eight weeks.

 How will I receive notification of my application status for Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine?

Please do not call us for updates on the status of your application. Invitations to complete the Northwestern Supplemental Application and to interview will be sent by e-mail.

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