Supporting Documents

What is the minimum GPA requirement?

Please refer to your Program / Department for specific GPA and test score requirements.

Do I need to wait to submit my application until all my recommenders have uploaded their recommendations?

No, we encourage you to submit your application and fee online as soon as you have completed the application. Do not wait for your recommenders to upload their letters.

How long are my test scores valid?

GRE scores: 5 years.

TOEFL scores: 2 years.

MCAT scores: 5 years

DAT scores: 3 years.

Is it possible to submit supporting documents (recommendation letters, transcripts and test scores) before submitting my application?

No. Applicants must apply on-line PRIOR to sending supporting documents to the Admissions office. All credentials received prior to a completed application will not be processed. GRE scores must be submitted electronically from ETS. Please do not mail copies of GRE’s and TOEFL as this will not be used.

Do I need to have transcripts sent from every institution that I have attended?

Yes. Applicants are required to submit official transcripts from each institution attended. Applicants who have attended an institution outside the U.S. must provide certified copies and certified English translation of the transcripts. Non-degree students only need to submit a transcript from the most recent institution from which a degree was awarded.

Can recommendation letters be mailed to the GMS Admissions office?

We encourage all applicants to any degree program to have their recommenders submit their letters of support through the online application If recommenders are unable to submit electronically they may download the GMS Recommendation Form and submit a hard copy of the letter to the GMS Admissions office. Applicants must apply and complete the on-line application PRIOR to submitting the hard copy letters from recommenders to the GMS Admissions Office.

What is the institution code for the GRE and TOEFL report?

The GRE and TOEFL report institution code for the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences is 3087. GRE and TOEFL scores must be submitted electronically from ETS.

Are Permanent Residents required to submit the International Applicant Coversheet or TOEFL Report?

No, the International Applicant Coversheet is not required for Permanent Residents. A copy of your Green Card showing proof of residency must be sent to the Division Office before matriculation. An applicant who is a permanent resident of the US but English is not the native language may choose to submit a TOEFL Report.