How to Apply to the MD Program
NYU Long Island School of Medicine participates in the American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) a centralized application processing service of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
You must register with the AAMC and create a new account to begin the application process. More detailed information on how to fill out each section of the AMCAS® application, certify and submit your application, and check your application status is available via your AAMC account.
AMCAS® Primary Application
The primary AMCAS® application deadline is November 15, but we strongly encourage candidates to submit application materials as early as possible. If you have selected NYU Long Island School of Medicine as a choice, AMCAS® sends us your completed primary application. We then invite you via email to complete the NYU Long Island School of Medicine secondary application using AMP, a separate secure online application portal.
NYU Long Island School of Medicine Secondary Application
The secondary application for NYU Long Island School of Medicine is due on December 15. It consists of questions that enable us to learn more about your path to medicine and your understanding about our program. In addition, you are asked to indicate the primary residency program for which you wish to be considered and why you are interested in this field of medicine.
A $100 nonrefundable application fee, payable by credit card, is required to complete the secondary application. This application fee is waived for applicants approved for the AAMC Fee Assistance Program. We strongly urge you to complete your secondary application as early as possible to ensure timely review of your full credentials and consideration for an interview.
Direct Progression to Residency
We provide students the opportunity to streamline their path from medical school to residency through a direct progression to one of the four Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)–accredited primary residency programs at NYU Long Island School of Medicine:
As part of NYU Long Island School of Medicine’s application process, applicants indicate their residency choice on our secondary application. In conjunction with their acceptance to the MD program, applicants are notified that the residency program they selected intends to rank them in a position to match at NYU Long Island School of Medicine should they in turn choose to rank that program. Contingent on students’ satisfactory academic progress and meeting professional standards, residency placements are finalized during the third year of medical school through students’ participation in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Main Residency Match®.
NYU Long Island School of Medicine accepts applications from U.S. citizens, permanent residents, individuals with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status, and international applicants. All applicants must have successfully obtained an undergraduate bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada by the time of matriculation. There are no exceptions to this requirement.
Students who are currently enrolled in any medical school, have previously completed medical school, or have previously withdrawn or been dismissed from any medical school for any reason are ineligible to apply. We do not accept advanced standing transfer requests.