M.D. Admissions


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  • Early Decision Application to AMCAS - August 1
  • Early Decision Application complete at Einstein - August 15
  • Early Decision Notification - October 1
  • Earliest date for submission of AMCAS application - June 1
  • Latest date for submission of AMCAS application – Oct. 15
  • Latest date for submission of transcripts to AMCAS - Nov. 1
  • Oldest acceptable MCAT scores for 2020 entering class - (New MCATs only) - 2016
  • Newest acceptable MCAT scores for 2019 entering class - September, 2019
  • Latest date for "AMCAS Letters Received" indicator, "Yes," - December 1
  • Latest date for completion of application for the regular M.D.- December 1 
  • Earliest date for letter of acceptance for the regular M.D. - February 1
  • Offers of acceptance must be acknowledged by completion of the online Acceptance Acknowledgement Form and the online Technical Standards Acknowledgement Form within two weeks of the date of the letter of acceptance, if on or before April 30; 5 business days if after April 30; 2 business days if after July 15. Where applicable, all supporting documentation regarding Technical Standards must be received within three weeks of the date of the letter. Failure to meet any deadline will result in forfeiture of the acceptance.
  • Accepted students may select the "Plan to Enroll" option on the AAMC website, "Choosing Your Medical School" - beginning February 
  • Accepted students must narrow their choice of medical schools down to 3 on the AAMC website, "Choosing Your Medical School" - April 15 - April 30
  • Accepted students must narrow their choice of medical schools down to 1 on the AAMC website, "Choosing you Medical School" - April 30 and after
  • Accepted students may select the "Commit to Enroll" option on the AAMC website, "Choosing Your Medical School" beginning April 30, if they are sure they will enroll at Einstein, but not later than Monday, July 22.  (MSTP accepted students must select "Commit to Enroll" not later than Wednesday, May 15.)
  • All students accepted must remit an online $100 deposit to hold their place in the class on April 1 (instructions are sent 2 weeks before).  Students accepted after April 1 and up until April 30 have 2 weeks to remit their deposit.  Students accepted after April 30 have 5 business days to remit their deposit. Students accepted after July 15 have 2 business days to remit their deposit. Acceptances will be revoked if all acknowledgements are not made by the deadlines. 
  • Deposits are refundable until April 30
  • Latest date for interview - April 26
  • Requests for deferred enrollment - On or before April 30
  • Latest date to hold multiple acceptances - April 30
  • Biochemistry Preparatory Course Commences for 2019 first-year entrants: July 29 - August 9
  • One-half payment of tuition, or completion of all required financial aid forms, (if US citizen) is due by August 9.  
  • Orientation for MSTP students begins: June 24
  • Orientation for MD students begins: August 12
  • Classes start for MSTP students: June 28
  • Classes start for MD students:  August 19
  • On Becoming a Physician Ceremony (White Coat Ceremony): August 14 
  • Applicants who have indicated on their AMCAS application and their Einstein Secondary application that they will receive a Baccalaureate degree or an advanced degree by the time they begin their medical studies must complete the degree, or must write to the Admissions Committee 60 days prior to Orientation to explain the reasons for the incomplete, and to request permission for entrance. 
  • All transcripts for first-year entrants must be received by the Office of Admissions by July 15; June 17 for MSTP students. Acceptances that occur after July 15 will have 10 days to get all transcripts to Einstein. (No student will be allowed to register at Orientation without a complete set of transcripts. His/her place in the class will be forfeited automatically on the deadline date, and the place filled immediately.) Official transcripts are valid when they are issued by the school attended. They have an official seal/stamp and an official signature by an appropriate academic administrative officer. They are sealed by the university. Photocopied documents are NOT official. Final transcripts state that a degree has been conferred and provide the date of conferral. Transcripts are required from all schools attended, whether or not a degree was conferred.
  • Attendance at Orientation is mandatory. All incoming first-year students must be present or forfeit their place in the class. Students who are unable to attend for reasons of severe emergency and/or acute illness must contact the Admissions Office before 8:30 via telephone (718-430-2106) and leave a voicemail. A doctor's note will be required within one week of Orientation and will be reviewed by the Office of Student Affairs. In extraordinary cases, students who have made prior arrangements by providing proper documentation to the Admissions Office on or before August 1, may be excused only with written permission from the Admissions Office.
  • Accepted students should become familiar with the online Primer that describes the paperless curriculum.
The official Einstein policy document concerning admissions deadlines can be found here. 
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