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Application Process

Classes begin in early August. Admission for spring semester is not available.

Applications for admission to the next academic year open in July, e.g. applications for admission to the 2019-2020 academic year open in July 2018. Admission occurs on a rolling basis beginning in April and continuing until the class is filled. Therefore, students are encouraged to complete and submit their applications as early as possible.

The deadline for complete application submission is June 1.

Visit the Program Pre-requisites page for specific admissions criteria. Materials needed for a complete application are as follows:

  • Standardized test score(s) - Official GRE, MCAT, and/or DAT test scores
  • Transcript(s) - Official transcript(s) must document a B.S. or B.A. degree. Official transcripts documenting ALL previous undergraduate and graduate coursework must be submitted to the UMMC Registrar. 

Students may apply prior to receiving their bachelor's degree. In those cases, a partial transcript reflecting previous undergraduate classwork should be submitted. Based on that, conditional admission may be granted. However, full admission will not be conferred until the complete undergraduate transcript is received.

  • Personal statement - A one-page original composition that highlights your strengths as an applicant, motivation for this program, leadership and service record, etc. This is listed as the "application essay" in the online application portal. 

If you have been formally recommended for this program by an admissions officer in either the UMMC School of Dentistry or School of Medicine, a letter (or e-mail) from them supporting your application should be sent to Dr. Hanna Broome.

 Ready to begin your online application? Click HERE.

 Transcripts and documents should be submitted to:

Office of Records and Registrar
University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 N. State St.
Jackson, MS 39216
(601) 984-1080; fax: (601) 984-1079

Technical questions regarding the application process should be addressed to Christi Hardy in the Registrar's Office.