Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Program

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New for 2024 Admissions Cycle: International Applicants:

GUSOM currently considers international applicants for admission based on the following criteria:

At the time of application, an applicant to GUSOM must be:

Eligible non-citizens may include:

  • Lawful permanent resident (i.e., lawful resident alien) of the United States, with a Permanent Resident Card (formerly known as an Alien Registration Receipt Card or “Green Card”)
  • Conditional permanent resident (I-551C)
  •  Refugee, asylee, or certain other recipients of Form I-94 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Non-citizen national of the United States or citizen of the Republic of Palau (PW), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (MH), or the Federated States of Micronesia (FM).

DACA recipients are also eligible to apply.  

Our Commitment To Racial Justice

The School of Medicine has formed a Racial Justice Committee for Change. Visit the RJCC page to read the original open letter to GUSOM administration as well as the school’s responses.

For more information on the School of Medicine’s commitment to racial and social justice, see our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Georgetown seeks to graduate physicians with a generalist professional education.  This process integrates the scientific, clinical, professional, and “high touch” competencies needed to deliver patient-centered care.  Our education is guided by knowledge, skills, and values reflective of the Georgetown community.  We encourage you to visit the links below to help you make an informed decision.

2023-2024 GUSOM Fact Sheet – A quick overview of some of the unique aspects of the M.D. program.

Total Applications: 16,018
Applicants Interviewed: 1,111
Incoming Class Size: 201

Mean Overall GPA: 3.78

Mean MCAT Score: 512

Colleges & Universities Represented: 66
States Represented: 29 + the District of Columbia
Countries Represented: 7 including the United States

# Female/Male/Non-Binary : 126/74/1
% Advanced Degree Holders: 25
% Underrepresented in Medicine (URIM): 18
​Average Age: 24
Age Range: 20-32

Listen to our Senior Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid, Dr. Ellen Dugan, podcast interview “Accepted” to learn more about GUSOM and our admissions process.

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