How to apply

1. Review the admissions requirements

2. Apply

The Chicago Medical School utilizes the AMCAS centralized application

  • CMS uses rolling admission and encourages students to apply early in the cycle for best consideration. 
  • Application opens May 1.
  • The deadline is November 2 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

3. Supplemental Application

When RFUMS receives your verified AMCAS application, applicants will be sent a link to the online supplemental application.

  • Candidates must also pay a non-refundable $125 processing fee. 
  • The deadline to submit all application materials, including the $125 processing fee, is December 1.

4. On-Campus Interview


After an application is complete, we will invite qualified students are invited to campus for an interview. 

  • Interview invitations are sent via email.
  • Interviews typically begin in September and continue until the class is full.
  • Planning for an interview? Check out our Interview Planner.

5. Criminal Background Check

CMS utilizes the AAMC Facilitated Background Check Service.

  •  Results of this background check will be reviewed by CMS.

6. Technical Standards for Admissions

All applicants should review the RFUMS Technical Standards for Admissions.   

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