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Transfer Admissions

Applications for transfer admissions are only considered for entrance into year three of the curriculum as space in the class permits. Transfer applicants must:

  • be residents of Tennessee at the time of initial medical school enrollment
  • meet all entrance requirements expected of applicants into the 1st year class, including having taken the MCAT
  • successfully complete the basic science curriculum at a medical school accredited by the [LCME] Liaison Committee On Medical Education and be in good academic standing
  • pass step one of the [USMLE] United States Medical Licensing Examination prior to matriculation
  • three letters of recommendation: one (1) letter from the Dean or Associate Dean at your current medical school approving the transfer and two (2) letters of recommendation from faculty instructors who taught you as a medical student. These letters should be sent directly to the College of Medicine Office of Admissions
  • provide evidence of circumstances necessitating a transfer
  • appear for a personal interview

Transfer applications will be forwarded to eligible applicants via e-mail. The deadline for submitting a transfer application is April 1st. Should you have any questions or concerns, please direct your questions to the College of Medicine Office of admissions at

Jun 2, 2023