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Application Deadlines 2024

How to Apply

Candidates apply through the American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®). The application deadline is December 15 of the year preceding matriculation. Temple will consider applications from US citizens or those with permanent resident or refugee/asylee status with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Once Temple has received a verified application from AMCAS ®, candidates are sent an email with details for access to the online supplemental application. Applications will be considered complete when a supplemental application, supplemental fee, CASPer results and required letters of recommendation are received.


The School of Medicine prefers a minimum of 90 semester hours from a U.S. or Canadian college or university. Virtually all students will have completed a baccalaureate degree prior to matriculation. Coursework should be directed to the needs of premedical students. Courses designed for non-science majors or allied health students are not acceptable.

Although the Admissions Committee holds no preference for science majors, all applicants—whether science majors or not— must demonstrate capacity for excellence in the sciences. In addition, students should have a broad humanities education and strong writing skills.

Every applicant must take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT®) within three years of matriculation, and no later than September of the year in which the candidate applies.


  • AMCAS Application - December 15
  • Transcript submission to AMCAS - December 29
  • Supplemental including fee, and letters - January 15