In recent years, the number of people applying to med school has reached an unprecedented high, but enrollment numbers have increased too. Read our detailed analysis of trends in medical school admissions over the past few years, including the makeup of applicant and matriculant pools by gender, race and ethnicity, and socioeconomic status.
If you’ve been waitlisted by one or more of the medical schools you’ve applied to, we know how agonizing the uncertainty can be! Find out how common it is to get off the waitlist and when you could hear back from schools. Know that getting onto the waitlist is almost as hard as getting accepted to medical school. Being waitlisted gives you a chance to reevaluate and strengthen your application.