Mayo Medical School enrolls a select class of 50 medical students each year. Our students are high-achieving women and men from all over the world who possess superior academic credentials, leadership characteristics and a sincere dedication to service.
Each Mayo Medical School entering class is composed of 42 M.D. Program students, up to six M.D.-Ph.D. Program students, and two students who are admitted to the six-year combined M.D.-O.M.S. Program (oral and maxillofacial surgery).
Programs that combine the M.D. degree with a master's in public health (M.P.H.) or a Master of Science in clinical research are also available.
The goal of all Mayo Medical School programs is to enroll outstanding students who have demonstrated an aptitude in the sciences and a deep desire to serve others through medicine.
Mayo Clinic is an independent, degree-granting institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.
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Embedded within one of the world's largest and most advanced medical and research centers, Mayo Medical School offers a distinctive learning environment for students, researchers and clinicians.
Mayo Medical School is in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minn., a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 medical staff, students and administrators. The Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic has more medical and research space in one location than any place else in the country — 11.5 million square feet.
Our students find many ways to become actively involved in the Mayo campus and surrounding community. On any given day, you can find lectures, journal clubs, student associations and other options to help broaden your education and enrich your life. You will have plenty of opportunities to make new friends and establish rewarding professional and personal relationships.
During your third and fourth years of medical school, you also may have the opportunity to complete clerkships at Mayo Clinic's locations in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Jacksonville, Fla.
Mayo's emphasis on the needs of the patient, the unique culture of collaboration and teamwork, and our extensive facilities and resources make these campuses exceptional places in which to advance your education and career.
The quality of life and overall livability in each of these cities rates highly on national rankings as well as with our residents, fellows, students and faculty. Whether you're single or married, with or without children, these are simply great communities in which to live, work and learn.