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Memorial University Medical School Admission Requirements

Selection Factors

Memorial University Of Newfoundland

The number of year one positions available for 2018/19 is 80 which includes 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. 

A Bachelor’s degree is 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 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 2017/18 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.
  • Interviews

    • Traditional and Multiple Mini Interviews (TaMMI) and a Situational Judgement Test (SJT) is offered. These take place in November 03, 2018 for the August 2019 entering class. For the 2018 entering class, there were 143 Newfoundland/Labrador residents interviewed and 109 other residents of Canada interviewed for a total of 252 applicants interviewed.
  • Offers of Admission:

    •  Offers are emailed and followed by regular mail between February and May. 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 2018. The deadline for receipt of the application and fee of $75 to Memorial University of Newfoundland, as well as an application service fee of $156.75 (plus applicable taxes) to CaRMS at the time of application is September 12, 2018.

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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