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The University of Mississippi Medical Center and its School of Medicine (SOM) welcome applications from those interested in a career as a physician.

The SOM employs a holistic admissions review that affords each applicant balanced consideration of life experiences, personal attributes and academic metrics to select not only those who can succeed but those who can contribute to the diversity of a medical school class that can serve as a driver of educational excellence. For further details, see Applicant Evaluation and Decisions.

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Admissions questions

  • Counseling appointments: Pre- and post-application counseling sessions may be requested by contacting the Admissions office at (601) 984-5010.
  • Specific questions:¬†Email
  • Application status updates:
    • Before receipt of a verified American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) application, phone: (601) 984-5010
    • After receipt of a verified a AMCAS application, go to the Applicant Portal.
  • Letters of evaluation must be submitted directly to the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) Virtual Evals or Interfolio; see Faculty Letters of Evaluation.
  • Transcripts: Official admissions records (such as transcripts) are handled and filed in the Office of Student Records and Registrar, and become the property of the SOM. They cannot be returned to the applicant or forwarded to another school or individual. Correspondence regarding official records should be addressed to:
    • Office of Student Records and Registrar
      University of Mississippi Medical Center
      2500 N. State St.
      Jackson, MS 39216-4505
      (601) 984-1080
  • All other correspondence: send to:
    • Associate Dean for Medical School Admissions
      University of Mississippi School of Medicine
      2500 N. State St.
      Jackson, MS 39216-4505
      (601) 984-5010
      Fax: (601) 984-5008

Fall tour schedule

Would you like to tour the School of Medicine and meet some of our medical students? We will offer tours this summer on the following dates:

  • Friday, Sept. 20
  • Friday, Oct. 25
  • Friday, Nov. 22
  • Friday, Dec. 13

All tours will take place at 2 p.m. and begin on the ground floor of the School of Medicine building in the Admissions Office. Please email to sign up for a tour date or for any questions.

Helpful information

Prospective applicants may find the following information to be useful.

  • Career Fair

Download the work/activities template to assist students with practicing documenting experiences. This information then should be entered in the AMCAS application.

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