Medical School Admissions

Become a doctor

Medical School Admission to NEOMED

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

Which Plan Is Right For You?

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

The Early Assurance Plan for undergraduate students

If you are:

  • Interested in reserving your seat in medical school as early as your second year in college.
  • Attending one of the 9 colleges/universities in the NEOMED early assurance network: University of Akron, Baldwin-Wallace University, Cleveland State University, Hiram College, John Carroll University, Kent State University, University of Mount Union, Walsh University, or Youngstown State University as an undergraduate student.
  • Committed to the challenge of a distinctive medical education plan that prepares you to lead transformational change in the practice of medicine.

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The Early Assurance Plan for Post-Baccalaureate students

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.
  • Interested in practicing medicine in northeast Ohio.


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Early Decision and Regular Decision Admission Plans

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

More on Traditional Admission

Transfer to NEOMED from a U.S. medical school

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.

More on Transferring to NEOMED


Medical students at NEOMED will:

  • Learn in our dynamic and engaging pre-clerkship curriculum.
  • Complete clerkship rotations at a variety of outstanding clinical settings across northeast Ohio, known worldwide for excellence in health care.
  • Prepare to complete for residency match through a holistic medical student experience.
  • Lead transformational change in the future of health care.