Admissions Requirements

Admissions Requirements

Eligibility

The Technion American Medical School is available to qualified U.S. and Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Our program in the Technion Faculty of Medicine offers an opportunity for students to pursue an M.D. educational program with a curriculum and course of study patterned after U.S. medical schools. Equal consideration is given to all applications from qualified applicants without regard to sex, religion, age, race, color, national origin, or physical handicap, within the meaning of applicable federal and state laws. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

To be eligible for admission, students must:

  1. Receive a Baccalaureate degree by August of the year they seek to enter the Technion American Medical School
  2. Have lived in the U.S. and/or Canada for six years (not consecutive) out of the last ten years.
  3. Have taken the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) of the American College Testing Service.
  4. Technion American Medical School follows AAMC course classification. For more information please go to: https://students-residents.aamc.org/applying-medical-school/article/course-classification-guide/

The following courses are mandatory for admissions:

  • General Chemistry – one-year course with laboratory
  • Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry – one-semester course each
  • General Physics – one-year course with laboratory
  • General Biology – one-year course with laboratory
  • Statistics and Calculus are recommended

Required Documentation

Please attach the following documentation to your online application:

  1. Passport Size Photograph (2 x 2 inches or 51 x 51 mm in size), no larger than 500 kg
  2. MCAT Score.
    1. overall average score 500 and above and 125 in each section. MCAT must be within 4 years of application. Exception only provided for PhD students.
  3. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities you attended since graduation from high school. For those students who will not be graduating until after applying, please note that acceptance is contingent upon receipt of proof of graduation.
    1. GPA: B average or above in most courses
  4. A premedical advisory committee letter of recommendation, if your college or university has a committee. If your college or university does not have a committee, please provide two letters of recommendation from premedical science faculty members and a recent additional letter of recommendation.

NOTE: Transcripts and letters of recommendation may be e-mailed by the institution or letter writers to the Admissions Office, teams@technion.ac.il, forwarded via an electronic service (like VirtualEvals, or Interfolio) or mailed to the address below in a signed and sealed envelope.

Admissions Office

Technion American Medical School

The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

1 Efron St., PO Box 9649, Bat Galim Haifa 31096, Israel

Additional Information

To help the Admissions Committee assess the maturity and commitment of the applicants, we have provided space on the application form to describe interests, employment experiences and extracurricular activities.

Reapplying

The Technion American Medical School will accept applications from previously unsuccessful candidates if there is additional information for the Admissions Committee to assess.

Timetable

 October 1, 2018 – June 1, 2019 Application Process
January 2019 – August, 2019 Interview Period
February 2019 – September 2019 Notification to Applicants

Deadline for Submission

Applications for 2019—along with all supporting documents—are due by 8:00p.m. Israel Standard Time on June 1st, 2019.

Application Fee

A non-refundable application fee of $60 is required before an application is processed. Payment must be made via Tranzilla. You will see instructions regarding payment of the fee during the application process.

No applications will be reviewed until all supporting documents have been received. No documents will be accepted after the 8:00p.m. June 1st, 2019 deadline.

Selection

The Admissions Office evaluates applications after all supporting documents have been received. We carefully review applications from a comprehensive perspective, taking into account:

  • The scope and quality of each student’s academic background
  • MCAT Scores
  • Premedical committee evaluations and recommendations
  • Employment references
  • Personal information

All candidates under serious consideration for admission will be interviewed. Interviews are by invitation only and will be arranged by the Admissions Office.

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