Medical Schools that Accept International Students


The medical school admissions process is competitive enough as it is! But as an international applicant, it’s even harder. There’s a limited number of medical schools in the US that accept or even interview international students. A good place to start making your list if you are an international student is to understand which MD schools even interview international applicants. This list below should help you as it lists medical schools that interview and eventually accept international students.

Interviews for International Medical School Applicants

School Name Number of International Students Interviewed
Wayne State University School of Medicine 93
Boston University School of Medicine 68
Georgetown University School of Medicine 65
Saint Louis University School of Medicine 54
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine 52
Harvard Medical School 49
West Virginia University School of Medicine 48
Yale School of Medicine 43
Weill Cornell Medical College 41
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 38
University of Virginia School of Medicine 36
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 34
Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine 34
Stanford University School of Medicine 31
University of Kentucky College of Medicine 29
University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine 28
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine 27
Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons 26
New York Medical College 22
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of yeshiva University 21
Emory University School of Medicine 21
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth 21
New York University School of Medicine 21
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science 20
University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine 20
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine 19
Loma Linda University School of Medicine 18
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 18
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 16
Duke University School of Medicine 15
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 15
Stony Brook University School of Medicine 15
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences 12
Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 12
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University 12
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine 11
Howard University College of Medicine 9
State University of New York Upstate Medical University 9
University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine 9
University of Maryland School of Medicine 8
Creighton University School of Medicine 7
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas Southwestern Medical School 6
Mayo Medical School 5
University of Utah School of Medicine 5
Medical College of Wisconsin 4
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine 4
Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School 4
Tulane University School of Medicine 4
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University 3
University of California, Davis, School of Medicine 3
University of Connecticut School of Medicine 3

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