Medical School Admissions

Become a doctor

Medical School Admissions at NEOMED

Become a transformational leaders in health care delivery through the NEOMED Doctor of Medicine program.

Which Path To Becoming A Physician Is Right For You?

We offer four admission plans for prospective students who want to become a physician.

The Early Assurance Program

If you are interested in:

  • Reserving your seat in medical school as a college sophomore
  • Attending Baldwin-Wallace, Hiram College, Kent State University or The University of Akron as an undergraduate student
  • Attending Cleveland State University through the CSU-NEOMED Partnership for Urban Health as an undergraduate student
  • Attending Youngstown State University as an undergraduate student in the YSU Bacc./Med program

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The Post-Baccalaureate Early Assurance Program

If you are interested in:

  • Building upon your existing bachelor’s degree as a college graduate by strengthening your academic preparation to succeed in medical school
  • Entering medical school and becoming a doctor as a second career from the medical field
  • Practicing as a community-based doctor in an urban setting in a primary care field such as family medicine
  • Participating in distinctive hands-on, co-curricular service and shadowing opportunities and pre-medicine courses at Cleveland State University exclusively for CSU-NEOMED Partnership for Urban Health students

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The Traditional Admission Process

If you are interested in:

  • Applying to medical school after obtaining your undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Applying to medical school in your last year prior to completing you bachelor’s degree

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Transfer to NEOMED

If you are interested in:

  • Advancing community health in Northeast Ohio and beyond,
  • AND are entering either your second year or third year of medical school.

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Medical students at NEOMED will:

  • Learn in our dynamic and engaging peer based instruction curriculum.
  • Complete clerkship rotations at a variety of outstanding clinical settings across northeast Ohio, known world-side for global excellence in health care.
  • Lead transformational change in the future of health care.