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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science schools and programs have a wide range of admissions requirements, application processes, costs, benefits, and financial aid options. Some programs charge no tuition while offering stipends and benefits.

For the most specific information, find your program of interest.

At a glance: Admissions, tuition, and stipends and benefits

Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
More than 350 GME residencies and fellowships in all medical and surgical specialties

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
More than 110 programs, internships, and clinical rotations in 50 health sciences fields

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
M.D. and M.D.-Ph.D. training

Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Ph.D. and master's degree programs in biomedical sciences

Other educational offerings

Visiting Medical Student Clerkship Program
Elective clinical rotations for visiting medical students

Continuous professional development courses
More than 500 continuing education courses each year for medical professionals

College admissions policies

General admissions requirements

All schools within the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science are seeking outstanding applicants who are committed to achieving excellence while learning the art and science of medicine, health science and biomedical research. Applicants should possess the following general qualities at all times:

  • Critical thinking
  • Sound judgment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Emotional stability and maturity
  • Professional and ethical conduct
  • Empathy
  • Physical and mental stamina
  • Ability to learn and function in a wide variety of didactic and clinical settings

Applicants must be able to perform the essential functions and meet the curriculum standards associated with their chosen training program. Students seeking exceptions to these standards or reasonable accommodations should initiate their request with the director of their intended training program.

Applicants offered admission to Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science must comply with institutional policies and procedures, which will be reviewed during the program orientation period and available through each school's administrative office.

Questions about these requirements can be directed to each school. Failure to comply or to provide requested documentation is grounds for rescinding an admission offer or terminating admission.

Equal opportunity

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science upholds all federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, color, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (physical and mental), genetic information, veteran status, familial status, and status with regard to public assistance or other protected categories.

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Financial aid

Financial aid processing, grants and scholarships, loans, debt management, and more. Let the Office of Student Financial Aid and Registrar help you with a full range of services and advising.

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