MD/PhD Admissions

How to Apply

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell participates in the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS).

Admissions - How to Apply

AMCAS verifies and distributes applications to the medical schools to which students are applying. AMCAS staff can be reached by email at, or by calling (202) 282-0600.

Applicants interested in applying to our MD/PhD program should apply through AMCAS and select MD/PhD as their program type. One complete set of transcripts must be submitted to AMCAS.  Please do not send official or unofficial transcripts directly to the Zucker School of Medicine.

After applying through AMCAS, you will be notified via email of the Zucker School of Medicine's receipt of a verified application.  Please be sure your email security settings allow emails from

Secondary Application

All applicants will automatically receive an email invitation to complete a secondary application if the following criteria has been/is being met:

  • Completion of, or in the process of completing, a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. or Canadian college or university (the completion of the degree is required prior to matriculation)
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or hold DACA status.
  • Completion of or registered to take the MCAT exam within the last 3 years (The final MCAT exam accepted for the cycle is the last test date given in September)


              AMCAS Application Deadline: November 1
              Secondary Application Deadline: December 1*

* All application materials, including the $125 secondary application fee, a Premedical Committee Letter or at least three letters of recommendation, a CASPer™ score, and an MCAT score are due by this date. (Application Requirements.)



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