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How to Apply

The first step in the formal application process is submitting an on-line application with AMCAS, the American Medical College Application Service, which allows students to apply to any participating medical school with only one application and set of transcripts. Transcripts should be sent to AMCAS as directed. Applications for admission are accepted by AMCAS from June 1 to November 1 of the year prior to enrollment. Since Marshall has a rolling admissions process, it is extremely important that applicants submit their application as quickly as possible to enhance their chances of being accepted.

We utilize the WebAdMIT program to process AMCAS applications and our Supplemental Application.  Through WebAdMIT the AMCAS applications will become available to us around the first of July.  We will take no action on applications until verified by AMCAS.  Verification generally takes four to six weeks from the date of submission of the AMCAS application.

An invitation to complete the Supplemental Application will be extended via the WebAdMIT gateway to applicants with a verified AMCAS application who are residents of West Virginia or an adjoining state. Nonresident applicants from non-bordering states will be emailed an inquiry for ties to West Virginia or to the School of Medicine.  An invitation to complete the Supplemental Application will only be extended to those applicants who can demonstrate a strong tie to the state of West Virginia, such as previous residency, family currently residing in the state, attending a West Virginia college/university, etc.

There is a nonrefundable supplemental application fee of $75 for West Virginia residents and $100 for nonresidents. If the applicant has received a fee waiver from AMCAS, there will be no fee for application to Marshall.

In addition to the AMCAS application, a complete application package includes:

  • Completion of the Supplemental Application
  • Payment of the Supplemental Application non-refundable fee (this fee is waived if you qualify for the AAMC Fee Assistance Program)
  • Completion of the Prerequisite Activity
  • MCAT Score
  • Receipt of all Letters of Recommendation
  • Score for Casper situational judgement test (For more information, click here)

Only complete application packages will be reviewed in consideration of an interview.

Important deadlines and a timeline for the admission cycle:

Activity 2021-22 Cycle for Class Entering 2022 2022-23 Cycle for Class Entering 2023
Submit AMCAS application June 1, 2021 – Nov 1, 2021 June 1, 2022 – Nov 1, 2022
Dates available for CASPER (Situational Judgement Test) May 4, 2021 - Nov 16, 2021 May 5, 2022 - Nov 15, 2022
Deadline for Letters of Recommendation December 15, 2021 December 15, 2022
Supplemental Application Deadline December 15, 2021 December 15, 2022
MCAT Deadline for last administration of exam to be considered for the cycle. Last available test date of September, 2021 Last available test date of September, 2022
Interview season for In-State applicants September through December, 2021 September through December, 2022
Interview season for Out-of-State applicants December 2021 through January 2022 December 2022 through January 2023
Notification of Acceptance Begins October 15, 2022 Begins October 15, 2023
Response to Offer of Acceptance
Responses must be submitted in writing either by Email or regular mail.
Response to offers made from Oct 15, 2021 to April 30, 2022 must be received within 2 weeks of notification, and within 1 week after April 30th, 2022 Response to offers made from Oct 15, 2022 to April 30, 2023 must be received within 2 weeks of notification, and within 1 week after April 30th, 2023
Accepted students should indicate “Plan to Enroll” via AMCAS Choose Your Medical School Tool. Begins February 19, 2022 Begins February 19, 2023
Students with multiple offers of acceptance should narrow offers to no more than 3 medical schools Begins April 15, 2022 Begins April 15, 2023
Students can use the “Commit to Enroll” option via AMCAS Choose Your Medical School Tool Begins April 30, 2022
Must Commit by July 11, 2022
Begins April 30, 2023
Must commit by TBD
Orientation Dates August 1-5, 2022 TBD
Start Date of Classes August 8, 2022 TBD