Our Medical School is ranked 37th in the world and provides students with an opportunity to study two years in Australia and two years in New Orleans. The Doctor of Medicine (MD-Ochsner) is designed to develop the knowledge, skills and personal qualities expected of leading physicians.

Hear from Faculty and current medical students. We'll give an overview of the program and our students will share their journey and explain why UQ Ochsner might be a good fit for you.

Our medical program at a glance

  • Ranked 37th in the world, top 20 in the United States. 
  • The four-year program taught two years in Brisbane, Australia and two years in New Orleans. 
  • Comparable residency match rate to US medical schools, with a 2022 match rate of 98%. 
  • Graduates can practice medicine in all 50 states of the US and qualify for medical practice in Australia. 

Learn more aboout our curriculum

Entry requirements

  • MCAT 504, GPA B average, pre-requisites and an interview. 
  • Applications for our 2024 cohort open in November 2022 with no application fee. 

Application process

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