Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is widely recognized for its excellence in education, basic and clinical research, patient care and service to our community. Mount Sinai seeks to attract individuals of diverse backgrounds, who have the ability and potential to become researchers, scholars, and practitioners dedicated to excellence in their chosen career paths. Applicants for admission are considered based on their total qualifications. Factors that are considered include intellectual capability and academic achievement, motivation and potential for a career in the sciences, enthusiasm for shaping one’s own learning experience, personal maturity, and conformity to the School’s standards of character and health. All decisions are made on the basis of merit and without discrimination because of race, sex, color, creed, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation.
Students who will be considered for admission must have completed a baccalaureate or graduate program at a college or university of high standing and should have a strong background in basic and social sciences including genetics, biology, chemistry, biochemistry, psychology, and statistics. Experience in a communication or support organization is recommended.
In addition to the application form and supporting documents, applicants are required to submit GRE scores for the general exam.