Admissions: International Applicants

The University of Minnesota MSTP accepts applications from international citizens who meet basic eligibility criteria. In order to be eligible, international applicants must either hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, OR earn a Masters Degree from an accredited U.S. college in addition to a baccalaureate degree from a college or university outside the United States and its territories. All applicants must take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) and complete required pre-requisite coursework as listed on this and the University of Minnesota’s Medical School web site. Finally, international citizens must be able to demonstrate proficiency (written and spoken) in the English language and are responsible for obtaining appropriate visa status for study in the United States.

International citizens/applicants, for the purpose of this policy, are defined as those who do not hold either U.S. citizenship, permanent residence or other immigrant status.