Acceptance Statistics

To increase the odds of acceptance to medical school, candidates submit applications to an average of 10 to 15 schools. Prospective medical students who are accepted to multiple medical schools need to determine which school is the right fit for their aspirations. Based on the number of accepted applications, the University of Washington School of Medicine has the highest percentage of matriculating students in the country, as noted by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools Short List.

Entering Class 2016


WWAMI*OOR*International**
or Canadian
TOTAL
Applications​1372​7405​508777
Interviewed694122​0816
Accepted282​30​0​325
Matriculated25416​0270

These numbers include the Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) applicants.
* WWAMI is an acronym for Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. All other applicants are referred to as being from out-of-region (OOR).
** We do not accept International or Canadian students.


WWAMI*
Applications
​1316
Interviewed
​715
Accepted
​254
​Matriculated
​228

OOR*
Applications
​6724
Interviewed
​110
Accepted
​36
​Matriculated
​17

International** or Canadian
Applications
​50
Interviewed
​0
Accepted
​0
​Matriculated
​0

TOTAL
Applications
​8090
Interviewed
​825
Accepted
​290
​Matriculated
​245

These numbers include the Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) applicants.
* WWAMI is an acronym for Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. All other applicants are referred to as being from out-of-region (OOR).
** We do not accept International or Canadian students.


WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho Applicants)

​E-2016E-2015E-2014E-2013E-2012
Applications​1372
​1316​1240​1213​1136
Interviewed694
​715​624​633​670
Accepted282
​254​249​250​231
Matriculated254
​228​221​215​200

​E-2015
Applications
​1316
Interviewed
​715
Accepted
​254
Matriculated​
​228

​​E-2014
Applications
​1240
Interviewed
​624
Accepted
​249
Matriculated​
​221

​​E-2013
Applications
​1213
Interviewed
​633
Accepted
​250
Matriculated​
​215

​​E-2012
Applications
​1136
Interviewed
​670
Accepted
​231
Matriculated​
​200

​​E-2011
Applications
​1092
Interviewed
​642
Accepted
​234
Matriculated​
​201


OOR (Out of Region Applicants)

​E-2016E-2015E-2014E-2013E-2012
Applications7405
​6724484647643937
Interviewed122
110109110103
Accepted30
36383841
Matriculated16
17192020

​E-2015
Applications
​6724
Interviewed
110
Accepted
36
Matriculated
17

E-2014
Applications
4846
Interviewed
109
Accepted
38
Matriculated
19

E-2013
Applications
4764
Interviewed
110
Accepted
38
Matriculated
20

E-2012
Applications
3937
Interviewed
103
Accepted
41
Matriculated
20

E-2011
Applications
​3792
Interviewed
138
Accepted
48
Matriculated
18