Once your application is complete for an initial review, the Admissions Committee will review your credentials. You will be notified in writing of your status. Acceptance notifications (except for early decision) will be sent starting early February of your planned matriculattion year. The alternate list will be established in early April. Acceptances from the alternate list will occur between April and throughout the summer.

Certiphi Screening Criminal Background Check

All acceptance letters are conditional pending a satisfactory Certiphi Screening background report.

Accepted Applicant Admissions Deposit

In order to permit applicants the opportunity to consider all of their educational options, we do not require an admissions deposit until April 15. If you are accepted for admission, you will be required to reserve your place in the entering class by submitting a $100 deposit from April 15 thru April 30. Deposits are applied toward a student's first semester's tuition. Deposits are refundable until April 30, 2022 for those applicants who are withdrawing.

In April, you will receive a reminder to pay your $100 deposit. You may pay by credit card (Mastercard or Visa) via your Admissions Portal on your SUNY Downstate prematric checklist prior to April 30, 2022.

Additional Conditions of Acceptance due prior to July 1st of the planned year of matriculation:

  • All accepted students are required to complete and upload proof of completion of the American Heart Association's Healthcare Provider course via the document upload section of the Admissions Portal. This is the only course that is accepted. See the American Heart Association's website for a list of courses in your geographic location. You will not be permitted to register if you have not completed this requirement.
  • Final official transcripts from all schools attended. AMCAS does not forward transcripts to medical schools.
  • Complete and submite all health forms and documents directly to the Student Health
  • Completion of all required items listed in the prematric checklist found in the Admissions Portal prematric