FAQs

FAQs

For additional questions, please email admissions@uchc.edu.

We do accept graduates from foreign undergraduate programs on a very limited basis. Your transcript must be verified and evaluated by a professional service to determine the U.S. equivalent of credits and grades.
You will need to have completed all coursework and have received your undergraduate degree prior to matriculation into medical school.
Please refer to the Tuition and Fees page of our website. Questions can be addressed to Andrea Devereux, Financial Aid Officer.
Your supplemental application is due within 4 weeks of your application.
Between 3 to 5 recommendation letters received from teachers, employers or volunteer administrators are all appropriate.
Yes. Waivers are considered.
Yes. You will need to resubmit all of your application materials to AMCAS.
You will receive an acknowledgement email as soon as your application has been verified by AMCAS.
You will need to pay an $85 application fee prior to acceptance, as well as a $100 matriculation fee after you have received formal acceptance into the medical school.
You will receive notification from our offices either by phone or email.
No. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are not able to update your file. However, should you be selected for an interview, please bring the updated information with you on that day.
Medical education at UConn is centered on the patient. Students begin seeing patients in a real office setting one month after beginning medical school. This experience continues for three years and allows for the basic science concepts taught during the first and second year to be put into actual practice.
We would love to have you visit. However, we cannot accommodate individual requests. When selected for an interview, we will develop a formal schedule along with a personal invitation to interview and visit our facility. Our students are in classes daily and our administrators are involved in meetings throughout the day. We do not encourage visitors to roam unattended. Our facility comprises classrooms, research labs as well as a hospital.
The UConn School of Medicine recognizes AP credits, but they do not count towards our prerequisite course requirements. Therefore, if an applicant holds AP credits in a required area, in order to meet our prerequisite it would be necessary to take advanced coursework in that area as well.