Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine | Nutley, NJ | Admissions Timeline   

Admissions Timeline

If you plan on applying to the MD degree program at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, we encourage you to do so as early as possible. After an application is submitted and verified via the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS), you will receive an invitation to access and complete Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine’s online secondary application.

2024–25 Application Schedule
Event Date
AMCAS Primary Application Opens May 
Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine begins sending out invitations to complete secondary application July 
Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine interview season begins Mid-September
Applicant notification of admissions decision begins November
AMCAS Primary applications are due December 1
Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine secondary applications are due December 8
Last test date to complete the CASper assessment March 27, 2025
The last date to complete the Duet assessment April 10, 2025
Accepted applicants may hold no more than three medical school acceptances but may remain on other waitlists April 15
Spring Accepted Student Week (Second look opportunity and informational events for accepted students) Mid-April 
Accepted applicants may begin to select the “Plan to Enroll '' option in the AMCAS Choose Your Medical School Tool to indicate that Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine is the preferred option among your acceptance. You may continue to hold multiple offers and remain on other waitlists. May 1
Registration, health forms, and orientation information sent to incoming students May 
Accepted applicants who are committed to matriculating at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine may select the “Commit to Enroll” option in AMCAS (must withdraw from other acceptances and waitlists) June 2 
Orientation and classes begin for all MD students July 7

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