Thinking of applying to the American Northwest University?


There are a hundred and one reasons to be part of the ANU academic community! We have a vibrant and bustling learning environment where everyone is valued, and our professors are always looking for ways to make learning fun. Campus life at the ANU is a mixture of study and extra-curricular activities because we believe in the importance of a well-balanced academic development.

So if you’re ready to take the plunge and be part of an international university with European heritage, apply now!

ANU accepts applications year-round for both the summer and fall semesters. Seats fill up fast so it is always advisable to send in your application in order to secure your seat.


Admission Requirements

Applicants for ANU School of Medicine are required to complete admission forms provided in PDF format or to apply online, 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 $250 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. After your visa is granted, a student is obliged to pay $800 for diploma nostrification, translation of documents and other administrative expenses.

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.

Letter of good conduct or background check from the police department. Please submit photocopies. All original documents are to be brought to the registration office. Please complete a health form and have your immunization records forwarded to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

More information is available from the Admissions Office, which can be contacted by email or phone.

I’m Admitted – What’s Next?


We are proud to welcome you to the American Northwest University community of passionate learners! You are off to a great start – and we are here to partner with you towards your academic and career success!

Here’s what you can expect following your successful admission to the ANU:

  • You will receive a comprehensive New Student Handbook in the mail – we send this to your home address as soon as we approved your admission You will receive an email link with instructions on how to join our “by invitation only” ANU social media presence which includes Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. If you have not already, we encourage you to visit the campus and familiarize yourself with the ANU campus environment, as well as meet your future professors.

Admission Forms

Below are a list of all the forms that you may need during your application for admission to the American Northwest University.

Please print as necessary, fill everything completely, and mail/email/hand-carry to the Admissions Desk so we can start processing your application:

  • Application Checklist
  • Application Form
  • Application Instructions

Financial Aid

American Northwest University offers financial aid in the form of merit-based scholarships to deserving students. We have a very competitive scholarship program in place, which gives equal opportunities to all students.

If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please indicate your interest when filling out the application form.