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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 are held in June, July and August.  Dates for the 2017 summer sessions/tours will be posted in the spring..   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.

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
  • 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 Medicin
July
  • The SOM Admissions Office begins sending electronic links to the secondary application to verified AMCAS applicants
  • Second summer information session and tour for prospective applicants
August
  • The Admissions Committee begins to review completed applications
  • 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: 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