Admissions Timeline

2024-2025 Timeline for All MD Programs

Primary Application

Date Requirement
May 1, 2024 AMCAS 2024-2025 application becomes available.
June 28, 2024 Earliest date that medical schools will receive verified primary AMCAS applications.
November 1, 2024 Latest filing date through AMCAS for consideration of primary AMCAS application for CWRU.
July - November 1 Our Admissions Office receives verified AMCAS primary applications and electronically invites applicants to complete CWRU's Secondary Application.
December 1, 2024 Deadline to submit the CWRU secondary application.

The AMCAS verification processing can take up to 4-6 weeks from the time that your application and all required official transcripts are received at AMCAS, and can take significantly longer during peak processing times. Medical Schools do not receive your application until it is verified by AMCAS.

It is acceptable to have your letters sent to AMCAS before your completed Secondary Application is received by our office. However, your application will not be reviewed until you have submitted a completed secondary application and all Letters of Recommendation have been received by AMCAS.

Secondary Application

Date Requirement
July, 2024 Earliest date for submitting the CWRU secondary application.
December 1, 2024 Latest date for submitting the CWRU secondary application. It is to your advantage to complete the secondary in a timely manner and not to wait until the deadline to submit the secondary application.
August - December 1 Admissions receives and reviews completed applications. Qualified applicants are electronically invited to schedule an interview at CWRU.
August - February Interviewing season.

For Accepted Applicants

Date Requirements
April - July, 2025 Case Western Reserve may accept students placed on the alternate list.
March, 2025 Accepted student weekend event for the applicants accepted to Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.
February, March, April University Program and MSTP Open House events for accepted applicants
May 1, 2025 Notify your program of your final decision regarding your intention to attend and release acceptances to other schools.
Early-July, 2025 Classes begin! Please review the AAMC Recommendations for Applicants to understand your responsibilities in this portion of the matriculation process.
Early-July, 2025 White Coat Ceremony, Severance Hall

Check out our Acceptance Protocols page for important dates.