The University of Queensland-Ochsner MD program is only available to citizens of the United States of America, or permanent residents of the United States of America. Entry is competitive based on MCAT, GPA and multiple mini interview (MMI).

Admissions criteria is listed below. For more detailed information about the program please visit the University of Queensland-Ochsner MD program page.

Doctor of Medicine (2021 Intake) COVID-19 Contingency Plan

We are aware that some applicants have been unable to sit the MCAT due to the impacts of COVID-19, including test cancellations. To ensure these applicants are not unfairly affected, we have implemented a COVID-19 contingency plan for our 2021 Doctor of Medicine intake. 

  • Extended validity period of MCAT from 3 years to 4 years. 
  • Applicants can apply without an MCAT score, but will be required to provide confirmation of a test booking.
  • UQ will assess eligibility and invite to interview based on GPA.
  • UQ will issue conditional offers: Applicants will require a minimum score of 504 and satisfy all admission requirements to receive a confirmed place, noting that this is subject to availability of places.