How To Apply

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Step 1:

Submit your AMCAS application designating University of Washington MD/PhD.

Deadline: October 15

Step 2:

We’re a little different! You must submit the UW MSTP preliminary application, in addition to the AMCAS application. The application opens July 3rd.

Deadline: December 30  for completed preliminary & supplemental applications. All application materials/fees must be received in the MSTP office by end of business day.

Step 3:

Your initial work is done! You can sit back and wait for further instructions. No need to send anything other than the UW MSTP preliminary application until we ask.

Feel free to check out UW MSTP on Facebook or explore our website.

Deadline: If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks, please contact us at

Step 4:

Watch for an email from inviting you to complete a supplemental application.

Your application will be considered complete when we have received:

  • Your AMCAS Application
  • UW MSTP preliminary application
  • UW MSTP supplemental application
  • Application fee of $35 
  • Letters of Recommendation (at least 3 faculty/research mentors letters) submitted through AMCAS
  • If non US Citizen, proof of permanent residency status.

If needed, instructions for submitting these items will be on your application homepage.

Deadline: December 30 (end of business day) for completed application materials.

Step 5:

You may monitor your application status by checking the homepage of your application.