Medical School Admissions at NEOMED

Northeast Ohio Medical University provides multiple pathways for students seeking an opportunity to become a doctor. Medicine students graduate with an M.D. Degree following a four-year period of study. Building upon personalized instruction on the state-of-the art NEOMED campus, medical students hone clinical skills through participation in experiences and clerkship rotations throughout northern and central Ohio in a distinctive community-based physician education model. NEOMED students enter residencies world-ready in a variety of primary care and specialty practice areas committed to improving community health in a leadership role.

Find Your Path to Becoming a Doctor

Undergraduate Early Assurance

Reserve your seat in medical school as a college sophomore by studying pre-health/pre-medicine at  one of our selected partner colleges or universities.


Post-Bacc Early Assurance

Build upon your existing bachelor’s degree with distinctive hands-on, co-curricular service and shadowing opportunities and pre-medicine courses at Cleveland State University.


Traditional Admission

If you are interested in applying to medical school after obtaining your undergraduate or graduate degree; or applying to medical school in your last year prior to completing your bachelor’s degree.


Transfer to NEOMED

Transfer to NEOMED as a third-year medical school student if you are in good academic standing; and are currently enrolled in medical school; and have passed USMLE Step 1.


Did You Know?

NEOMED offers multiple tracks and pathways that provide opportunities in family medicine, and rural and urban medicine!

Graduate in 3 years

Eligible first-year medicine students can apply for the Accelerated Three-Year Family Medicine Track.

Rural Medicine Pathway

Become a scholar in rural medicine, provide service to rural communities, and champion rural health care systems in the Rural Medical Education Pathway.

Urban Medicine Pathway

Serve the needs of the diverse communities in Northeast Ohio and beyond through the NEOMED-CSU Partnership for Urban Health.

Discover NEOMED

M.D. Curriculum

View the curriculum.

Research at NEOMED

Learn about our research.

Information for Guidance Counselors & College Advisors

Guidance counselors and college advisors are welcome to create and access a personal information portal with NEOMED to learn more about our programs and campus events.



In support of public health recommendations related to COVID-19, NEOMED has established work from home practices until at least March 27th. In person and telephone service will not be available. Please email our admissions staff directly with questions:

For admission questions pertaining to the College of Medicine, email

For admission questions pertaining to the College of Pharmacy, email

For questions pertaining to all in-person interview dates, email

Thank you.

Need Help?

Get assistance online with your application for admission, or:
Call 857.304.2042
Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST