The UBC Faculty of Medicine offers the only medical school in British Columbia and was the first university in North America to distribute its MD undergraduate program. With four different geographic sites across the province, 288 students from a variety of academic backgrounds are accepted into the program each year.

The MD program is accredited by CACMS and is highly competitive. The number of applications far exceeds the number of available seats, so please carefully review the requirements and information on this website to help you with your application.


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Notes for Applicants

Learn more about the program and curriculum.

Information Sessions

Have questions about the application process? Attend one of our free information sessions.

Who Should Apply

Read about the types of applicants the program is seeking.

Admission Statistics

Browse through the application and admission statistics from previous years.

Admission Requirements

Are you eligible to apply? Learn about the requirements for applying to the program.

Application Timelines

Get to know important dates and deadlines.

Evaluation Criteria

Learn how applications are evaluated.

Graduate Students

Important information for all graduate students looking to apply.


Discover more about the combined MD/PhD program.


Read about the interviews, including the schedule and format.


Gain a better understanding of the selection process.


Have a question about admissions? Browse a list of frequently asked questions.

Help Guide 2020-2021

Follow this step-by-step guide to help you with your application.

Online Application System

Find a link to the online application system.

Application Fees

Learn how much it will cost to apply.

Post-Acceptance Conditions

Important information for applicants who have received a letter of acceptance or who are looking to transfer.

Contact the Admissions Office 

Find contact information for the Admissions Office, including the mailing address.


Browse additional resources and find related contact information.

Admissions Blog

Stay up-to-date on admissions news or ask the team a question.


Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PDT (closed statutory holidays and weekends).

Phone calls will be answered from 1:00-4:00 p.m. (PDT) Monday-Friday (except statutory holidays).

If you need to contact the Admissions office outside of telephone service hours and you are a current applicant, you must email us through the Online Application System (OAS). For prospective applicants only, send an email to

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