School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Admission Requirements

Qualified applicants must hold a B.S. or B.A. degree, usually with a major in Biology, Chemistry, or in approved cases, Physics or Mathematics, with a GPA of at least 2.6 from an accredited college or university. Competitive applicants should have a strong undergraduate background in the basic biological, chemical, and physical sciences. Evaluation for admission is based on academic achievement evidenced by an official transcript. Also required are 3 letters of reference from three faculty involved in the applicant's educational experience, and a signed personal statement describing their reasons for applying. GREs are optional but recommended. Students are admitted by approval of the Graduate Committee. Applications should be completed by June 1st.

International students must satisfy English Proficiency Requirements of the Wayne State University Graduate School. All applicants are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English to the Office of Graduate Admissions. A minimum score of 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based) or 79 (Internet based) is required on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), 6.5 is required on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or 85 is required on the Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB). Please report your TOEFL score to Wayne State University using institution code 1898. Other Graduate School Admissions policies are found at the Office of Graduate Admissions.

See the Office of Graduate Admissions website  for other requirements that might apply to you.