Process and Timeline

Important Dates

  • May 4: AMCAS application opens
  • May 28: First day to submit AMCAS application
  • August 1: Early Decision and Early Assurance applications due
  • October 1: MD-Applications due

Application Timeline

Admission Review Process

1. Interviews

Between August and January, selected candidates attend a UNR Med Preview and participate in a Multi-Mini Interview (MMI).

2. Application Review

In September, Early Assurance and Early Decision candidates are reviewed. All other applications to the MD program are reviewed between December and March.  

3. Decision Notification

  • All UNR Med decision notifications are sent via email. 
  • Early Assurance and Early Decision notifications are sent on October 1.
  • All other decision notifications, including waitlist notifications, are sent monthly via email on or near December 15, January 15, February 15 and March 15
  • If a seat becomes available from the waitlist  notified in April or May if a seat becomes available. All alternates will receive a final decision by July 15.

4. Acceptance Protocols

Upon notification of admission, candidates receive instructions on how to accept the offer of admission and agree to follow all AAMC acceptance protocols and to complete enrollment requirements by the deadlines provided.

5. Requests to Defer

Requests to defer admission must be received by May 15. Approvals to defer are made on a case-by-case basis and in general, are approved for one (1) year for research, graduate studies, or service programs.