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Memorial University Medical School Admission Requirements

Selection Factors

Memorial University Of Newfoundland

The number of year one positions available for 2015/16 was 80 which included 3 positions available to Aboriginal students who are residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. The 80 positions included 60 residents of Newfoundland and Labrador, 10 residents of New Brunswick, 4 residents of Prince Edward Island, and 1 resident of the Yukon; the rest of the seats are for the rest of the provinces in Canada and Non/Canadian. The number of year one positions available for 2016/17 will be 80 as well. Canadian citizens/permanent residents or visa students may apply.

A Bachelor’s degree and six credit hours in English are required at the time of admission. In exceptional circumstances an application may be considered when a Bachelor’s degree will not be held at time of admission. Such an applicant will have completed at least 60 credit hours including the prerequisite subject of 6 credit hours in English at a recognized university or university college before admission and have work related or other experience acceptable to the Admissions Committee.

The mean grade point average of successful applicants in 2015/16 was 3.85 on a 4.0 scale. The MCAT is required and it is recommended that the test be written within the five year period prior to application.

Academic Criteria

  • Special Consideration:

    • N/A

    Deferred Admissions:

    • Considered


    • Not usually considered but may be in rare circumstances from a Canadian medical faculty.
  • MUN Interviews

    • Traditional and Multiple Mini Interviews (TaMMI) offered. These take place in November 05, 2016 for the August 2017 entering class. For the 2016 entering class, there were 143 Newfoundland/Labrador residents interviewed and 111 other residents of Canada interviewed for a total of 254 applicants interviewed.
  • Offers of Admission:

    • Offers are emailed and followed by Priority Mail, between February and May, 2017. A $200 acceptance deposit is required and will be credited towards the tuition fee. The deposit will be forfeited if the applicant subsequently declines the offer.

    Combined Programs:

    • MD/PhD Students have to be admitted to the first year medical program and then may be considered.
  • Application Details

    • An electronic application process is available in July 2016. The deadline for receipt of the application and fee of $75 to Memorial University of Newfoundland, as well as an application service fee of $154.50 (plus applicable taxes) to CaRMS at the time of application s September 15, 2015.

Admission Rates

Contact Information:

Committee on Admissions
Admissions Office, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Medical Education Centre, Room 2M202, St. John’s NL, A1B 3V6

Tel: 1-855-633-9800 or 709-864-6328
Fax: 709-864-6365
E-Mail: munmed@mun.ca; admissions@carms.ca
Website: http://www.med.mun.ca/admissions
Apps: https://mun.e-carms.ca/medusa-web/login

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