Early Decision Program Guidelines


2020-21 Early Decision Guidelines

Only Georgia residents will be considered for MCG’s Early Decision Program. Applicants must submit their AMCASAmerican Medical College Application Service applications between May 28, 2020 and August 1, 2020. All applications and official transcripts must be received in the AMCAS office by August 1st to be considered for Early Decision. Transcripts must arrive to the AMCAS office directly from the college’s/university’s Registrar’s Office. All application supplemental documents, which are items required in addition to the AMCAS application, should be returned one week after receipt and must be in the application file by August 15, 2020. Supplemental documents include all residency documentation, required course listings, and other specifically requested documents.

Applicants competitive for the Early Decision program will have an MCAT score of 509 and above and will have a total GPA of 3.7* and above (*total GPAs between 3.65 and 3.69 will be rounded to 3.7 and above).  EDP applicants must have taken the MCAT by July 7, 2020 and the CASPer exam by June 28, 2020. Early Decision Program applicants are typically notified of their acceptance by the second week in September, but are guaranteed to be notified of their acceptance no later than October 1, 2020.

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