On interview weekends, applicants arrive in Chapel Hill on Saturday afternoon and spend the weekend interacting with current students and faculty members in a relaxed social environment.
Then, on Monday, the formal interviews are held in conjunction with both the Medical School and the Graduate School.
You can find a list of graduate programs with which we currently work with here.
Please note: We have made changes to our admissions process in order to comply with a mandate from the North Carolina General Administration.
The final deadline for submitting your Supplemental Application is Tuesday, October 15th.
Our MD-Ph D Program does not interview on a rolling basis.However, we review all applications as they are completed September – November.Your application is not considered complete until you have paid the Supplemental Application fee and we receive your verified AMCAS, including your latest MCAT score and all letters of recommendation.Once we receive your AMCAS application, the staff of the UNC MD-Ph D Program reviews it.All applicants who submit an AMCAS application to the UNC MD-Ph D Program will receive an email invitation to submit a Supplemental Application.There is no age limit for applicants to our program.CAT: The Admissions Committee will use the MCAT scores from the current exam in the same way they have used previous scores – in conjunction with other academic information presented on the AMCAS application and the letters of recommendation.You can find a full admissions timeline on our Deadlines and Key Dates page.*Local Interview Day Applicants to the UNC MD-Ph D Program should possess: We evaluate each application in its entirety, taking into consideration engagement in research, academic achievement, MCAT scores, personal essays, letters of recommendation, and interviews.Because these scores are new to Admissions Committee members, they will use the percentile ranks for the new scores to determine how individual applicants compare to others who took the new exam.Students should plan to take the MCAT no later than September prior to the year they are planning to matriculate.