Applying To NJMS - MD Program

COVID-19 Updates

The NJMS Admissions Committee understands and is very sensitive to the challenges our applicants are facing as we all manage the COVID-19 pandemic. Most importantly is that we hope you are well and safe. The Committee has modified our policy and will accept “PASS” grades for any courses completed this spring or summer term. In addition, with MCAT dates in flux, we will evaluate each applicant’s personal situation with a one-by-one approach.

All applicants must first complete and submit an online application through the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS). AMCAS then distributes applications to designated medical schools from June through December.

Once the AMCAS application is received, all applicants are then sent information with a link to the Secondary Application. Applicants are required to submit this completed application along with the $95 fee as early as possible but no later than December 15th in order for your application to be reviewed by the screening committee.This fee is waived for applicants participating in the AMCAS Fee Assistance Program (FAP).

All complete applications remain under active consideration for an interview until the beginning of March. By mid-March, all applicants receive either an invitation to interview or a letter of regret.

The following deadlines apply:

  • Early Decision: August 1st (supporting materials are due by 9/1 and decisions begin mid-July)
  • Regular MD: December 1st (decisions begin October 15th)
  • Secondary Application: December 15th
  • Letters of Recommendation: December 15th
  • MCAT Scores: Applicants must take the MCAT no later than October in the year prior to enrollment.

If you have submitted your application and have questions about your AMCAS application and/or Secondary Application, please feel free to contact us at

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