Frequently Asked Questions 

 

Q: When do the applications become available?

A: The AADSAS application becomes available each year around June 1. 

Q: When do I pay the University of Michigan application fee?

A: Our application fee is $65.00 and only payable online.  Do not send a check to our office. 

 

Q: How soon will I know the admission committee’s decision on my application?

A: It depends on how quickly your application becomes complete and when the admissions committee meets to review applications. :Typically we begin reviewing applications in late summer. 

Q. What constitutes a science letter of recommendation?

A: A science letter of recommendation is one that is written by an instructor who has taught you in a science course (preferrably a basic science course) and given you a grade.  A letter from a research faculty mentor is not considered a science letter unless you registered for a research course and he/she has given you a grade for such course.  It is strongly encouraged that your science letters are from basic science faculty

 

Q: When do the applications become available?

A: The AADSAS application becomes available each year around June 1. 

Q: When do I pay the University of Michigan application fee?

A: Our application fee is $65.00 and only payable online.  Do not send a check to our office. 

 

Q: How soon will I know the admission committee’s decision on my application?

A: It depends on how quickly your application becomes complete and when the admissions committee meets to review applications. :Typically we begin reviewing applications in late summer. 

Q. What constitutes a science letter of recommendation?

A: A science letter of recommendation is one that is written by an instructor who has taught you in a science course (preferrably a basic science course) and given you a grade.  A letter from a research faculty mentor is not considered a science letter unless you registered for a research course and he/she has given you a grade for such course.  It is strongly encouraged that your science letters are from basic science faculty