Accepted students are encouraged to forward their registration form and their first tuition fee payment within 30 days of acceptance in order to reserve a place in the upcoming class.
All applicants are required to complete the IUHS Application For Admission Form, submit a personal statement, provide a minimum of two letters of recommendation and a copy of a valid passport, pay the Application Fee of $150 and be able to demonstrate proficiency in English.
The letters of recommendation must be received directly from the applicant’s reference. Sealed official transcripts must be sent to the University Admissions Department in Winnipeg directly from all previous University programs attended.
Education Outside of the U.S.
If transcripts are not in English, a formal translation must be provided from World Education Services WES (see www.wes.org). When English is not the applicant’s native language or language of instruction, the applicant must submit results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The applicant must have earned a TOEFL score of at least 550 points (Paper-based Test and 78 points (iBT version).
All applications are screened on the basis of the required academic criteria. Those who meet the criteria must participate in an Admissions interview. Acceptance is at the sole discretion of the Admissions Committee. The Admissions Committee may require additional information and/or schedule additional interviews, if necessary. The Committee reserves the right to determine the applicability of any special circumstances and whether the candidate demonstrates the personal qualities characteristic of good physicians (e.g., motivation, commitment to a medical career, empathy, compassion, maturity and flexibility in dealing with problems).
Admissions Committee Notification
Letters of acceptance, provisional acceptance or non-acceptance will be mailed within one week of the Admissions Committee reaching a decision. Accepted students are encouraged to forward their registration form and their first tuition fee payment within 30 days of acceptance in order to reserve a place in the upcoming class.
Unsuccessful applicants may reapply by repeating the admissions process but are encouraged to provide additional supporting documentation to reinforce their application.