General Information

Admission Information for Prospective Students

Among the goals of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is the provision of a medical education that is consistent with modern scientific principles, supportive of strong ethical principles, sensitive to the needs of the community, and committed to excellence.

We invite you to take the next step and explore our website to discover how the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is right for you. Along the way, we can answer questions on the application process, the standards for completion of the curriculum, expenses, or any other admissions questions you might have. Please feel free to contact us at 915-215-4410 or by e-mail at*

Featured Information

Paul L. Foster School of Medicine featured in TexasMedicine Magazine October 2009.

Local Information

Dates & Deadlines

  • May 1st
    Earliest date to file application with Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service (TMDSAS) and PLFSOM secondary application
  • August - January
    Interview Period
  • October 1st
    Latest date to file application with TMDSAS and PLFSOM secondary application
  • November 15th - December 31st
    Pre-Match Open Acceptance Period
  • January 21st
    Deadline to declare/decline medical school through TMDSAS
    Applicant/Medical School preference list due to TMDSAS
  • February 1st
    Applicant Match Day
  • May 15th
    Deadline for $100 deposit to hold place in class

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