Admissions Overview

Who applies to the University of Washington MSTP?

We receive more than 600 applications each year from people looking for:

Careers as innovative physician scientists in academic medicine. We train world-renowned researchers who continue their careers in leading universities across the country.

A top nationally ranked medical education integrating research and clinical work.

Unparalleled research opportunities. Your options are extraordinary.

Balanced lifestyle. It is perfectly possible to work all day in the lab and head to the slopes for an evening of skiing. Seattleites have a reputation for doing exceptional work and for recognizing there is life beyond the lab.

A cohesive, engaged, supportive community. Collaboration amongst faculty and students is the norm, not the exception.

We value excellence- in the classroom, the lab, and in our community.

We look forward to learning more about you.

Important Dates

MSTP Preliminary Application Opens: July 13, 2020

AMCAS Submission Deadline: October 15, 2020

MSTP Completed Application Deadline: December 30, 2020

Interview weekends:

  1. January 7-9, 2021
  2. January 28-30, 2021
  3. February 11-13, 2021

We are unable to accommodate interviews at other times.

Second Visit Weekend: April 22-24, 2021