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Important Dates and Deadlines

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University accepts students on a rolling basis. Applicants should apply and complete application requirements early to guarantee consideration for admission.


Early May AMCAS applications available at
Early June AMCAS applications may be submitted
August 1 Deadline for Early Decision application, official transcripts, MCAT scores and Letters of Recommendation in AMCAS
August 15 Deadline for Early Decision Applicants to complete secondary applications
August-March Selected applicants invited for interviews (Regular MD)
September 17 Interview day for selected Early Decision Program applicants
September 30 Last acceptable date to take the MCAT (from January 2018 – September 2021)
Mid to Late September Early Decision applicants notified of admission decision
October 1 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available
October 15 -Mid-March Offers of admission to regular M.D. applicants are made on a rolling basis (admitted students are asked to accept the offer within 2 weeks)
November 15 Deadline for submitting an application to AMCAS (note: no deadline extensions are granted*)
December 15 Deadline for submitting letters of recommendation (via AMCAS), secondary application, and application fee to CMSRU (note: no deadline extensions are granted)
  *CMSRU generally does not extend deadlines for applications, however based on the evolving status of the Covid-19 Pandemic this may be subject to change.


April 23
Second Look Day
April 30 Students are requested to hold only one acceptance (AAMC guidelines)
April 30 Deadline for submitting a tuition deposit refund request in writing
July 1 Final transcripts due in CMSRU Registrar's Office
Second week in August Orientation/Classes begin