Applicants for ANU School of Medicine are required to complete admission forms provided in PDF format, provide an essay regarding life experience and why they wish to pursue the medical profession with ANU. Additional information regarding extracurricular activities, academic achievements and professional experience can be included in a detailed curriculum vitae. Optional MCAT scores can be submitted with scanned high school/undergraduate academic transcripts and diplomas. Applicants are also required to provide a criminal record background check from their state or country.
To attend medical rotations, students are required to comply with a confidentiality agreement (HIPAA in the USA), provide medical approval from a physician indicating health status including results of a PPD test, provide a criminal record check from authorities of respective states or countries, documentation of immunization records, drug screening within 12 months of the medical rotation, scanned copies of photo IDs valid in respective states or countries (i.e. Driver’s license or Passport identification) and documentation of USMLE Step I scores.
Application Instructions: Completed application form. Your application will not be processed if it is incomplete.
Four passport-sized photographs with name, social security number and signature on the back (if applicable). An application fee of USD $1,800 is required. Applications will not be processed without this payment. If you plan on writing a money order, please make it payable to American Northwest University. For wire transfers please contact us for instructions.
Two recommendation forms from professors, employers or a professional committee. Referees should send these letters directly to American Northwest University. Letters from friends or family are unacceptable. If you are a transfer student, two letters of recommendation are required from faculty members of the institution(s) where credits are acquired. It is preferred that one of the letters of recommendation comes from a Dean.
Essays must be submitted as separate documents. Please ensure your essays are double-spaced and legible. Applicants are required to submit essays in English proficient with professional standards.
Official transcripts. These should be sent directly from each institution attended. Official SAT, ACT, MCAT and other examination scores should be sent directly from the testing agency if the applicant has taken these exams. TOEFL or iELTS could be submitted if English is not native language.
Curriculum vitae. Referee name should be included with telephone and e-mail address.
More information is available from the Admissions Office, which can be contacted by email or phone.