Application Steps for LLU's Medical Training Program (MTP)

  • Online Application Complete and submit the MTP online application
    ​Priority deadline is January 15 and the final deadline is February 15.
  • Personal Statement 3,000 characters essay about why you would like to participate, your career plans, 5 and 10 year goals, and what you hope to gain from this experience.
  • Good Academic Standing (if not enrolled at Loma Linda University, we need your official transcripts or a letter from the dean of your school showing good academic standing).
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (required if not enrolled at Loma Linda University).

These documents may be sent by mail to:
Mortensen Hall, Seminar Room
11085 Campus Street
Loma Linda, CA 92350

Or electronically by email at

The letters of recommendation sent by email must be in PDF format and come directly from the recommender’s email, on letterhead of the institution that he/she represents.

What Happens After You Apply

Every submitted application is carefully considered. Here's what to expect during the application review process:

  1. Dec 1 - Feb 15 - Student applies online and submits requested materials
  2. March - Admissions Committee reviews student applications
  3. April - MTP program students selected. Letters of acceptance mailed, letters sent to applicants selected for wait list, letters of regret sent to those not accepted into program
  4. Mid - April/early May - Students have one week to accept program offer.  Wait list applicants are offered any open spots after this point.
  5. May - Participants selected will start making arrangements for their summer stay at Loma Linda University.
  6. Mid - June - MTP program begins