Admissions Overview

Who applies to the University of Washington MSTP?

That’s easy! We get ~500 applications a year from people who want:

Careers as innovative physician scientists in academic medicine. We train world-renowned researchers who continue their careers in leading universities across the country.

A top nationally ranked medical education integrating research and clinical work.

Unparalleled research opportunities. Your options are extraordinary.

Balanced lifestyle. Where else can you work all day in the lab and head to the slopes for an evening of skiing? Seattleites have a reputation for doing exceptional work in the lab, but recognizing there is life beyond the lab.

A cohesive, engaged, supportive community. Collaboration amongst faculty and students is the norm, not the exception.

We value excellence- in the classroom, the lab, and in our community.
We look forward to learning more about you.

Important Dates

MSTP Preliminary Application Opens: July 3, 2019

AMCAS Submission Deadline: October 15, 2019

MSTP Completed Application Deadline: December 30, 2019

Interview weekends:

  1. January 9-11, 2020
  2. January 30-February 1, 2020
  3. February 27-29, 2020
  4. March 19-21, 2020

We are unable to accommodate interviews at other times.

Second Visit Weekend: April 23-25, 2020