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Important Dates and Deadlines

Note: The dates listed below are firm. Where there is a month listed with no specific date, the timing is to be determined due to slight fluctuations in the AMCAS schedule from year to year. Please check back frequently; when actual dates are confirmed, we will post them.

Summer Information Sessions and tours will be held on June 8, July 6 and August .3.   Participants must be prospective applicants who plan to apply to the medical school within the next one to three years. The information sessions begin promptly at 11:00 a.m. and the tours of the medical campus begin at noon.  Attendees must reserve a seat by calling 410-955-3182 between 11 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday.

Important Dates and Deadlines for Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine M.D. Admissions
May
  • The AMCAS application (primary) can be electronically accessed by prospective applicants
June
  • The AMCAS application can be submitted by applicants to AMCAS
  • June 8 - First JHU SOM summer information session and tour for prospective applicants
  • On the last Friday in June, AMCAS will begin to release verified primary applications to the JHU School of Medicine
July
  • The SOM Admissions Office begins sending electronic links to the secondary application to verified AMCAS applicants
  • July 6 - Second summer information session and tour for prospective applicants
August
  • The Admissions Committee begins to review completed applications
  • August 3 - Final summer information session and tour for prospective applicants
  • Orientation and first day of class for new students (prior year applicants)
  • Interviews begin in late August
September 
October
  • October 15, 2017: JHU-SOM deadline for submission of the AMCAS application
November
  • November 1: Deadline for M.D./Ph.D. candidates to submit their secondary application
December
  • December 1: SOM deadline for submission of the secondary application for M.D. candidates
  • Mid-December:  First round of decisions sent to accepted and rejected candidates
January
  • Late January:  Second round of decisions sent to accepted and rejected candidates
February
  • Admissions Committee completes review of M.D. applications
  • Late February:  Completion of interviews
April
  • Early April:  Final round of decisions sent to acceptances and rejected candidates
  • April 30: M.D./Ph.D. candidates must choose a single medical school
  • April 30: National Reply Date. Accepted M.D. applicants must choose a single medical school to attend
May
  • Mid-May:: SOM begins to use the waiting list
August
  • Mid-August:  Orientation and first day of classes