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 5, 2018

AMCAS Submission Deadline: October 15, 2018

MSTP Completed Application Deadline: December 30, 2018

Interview weekends:

  1. January 10-12, 2019
  2. January 31-Feb 2, 2019
  3. February 14-16, 2019
  4. February 28-March 2, 2019

We are unable to accommodate interviews at other times.

Second Visit Weekend: April 11-13, 2019