Frequently Asked Questions

Do you accept applications from D.O. candidates?
Yes, we will review any D.O. candidate and offer an interview if the candidate meets the department's requirements.

 Do you accept foreign medical graduates?
Yes, the university accepts FMG's. J-1 (requires Step 1 and 2, and CSA);
find additional visa information here.

Do you require Step 2 examination prior to accepting an application?
No. Candidates may apply to the program prior to sitting and receiving Step 2 results. However, upon receiving results, please fax a copy to 843-792-8523.

When is your deadline for receiving applications?
The deadline for applications is October 1. Applications are not reviewed unless they are complete (including application, personal statement, letters of recommendation, Dean's letter)

When do you hold your interviews?
Interviews are held within the first two weeks of November.

How do you conduct your interviews?
Selected candidates are sent a detailed e-mail with the interview dates. This is a first-come, first-served process.

How can I get an application?
The Department of Urology accepts applications only through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).

Residency Applicant Information