National Matching Services

Overview for Applicants

The 2018 APPCN Match

Applicants must register online to participate in the Match. Only registered applicants can submit a Rank Order List, and be ranked by programs. It is recommended that you register for the Match by January 19, 2018.

Register Now  |  Participating Programs  |  Rules of the Match  |  Schedule of Dates  |  Withdraw from the Match

Applications to programs are submitted independent of the Match in accordance with the application requirements and procedures set by each program.

About Applications  |  Participating Programs  |  Non-Match Programs  |  Withdraw from the Match

To participate in the Match, you must submit a Rank Order List on which you list the desired programs in numerical order of preference (first choice, second choice, etc.). Rank Order Lists must be submitted and certified online using the NMS Match System by 11:59 p.m. ET on February 20, 2018.

About Rankings  |  Participating Programs  |  NMS Match System Guide  |  Participating as a Couple  |  Withdraw from the Match

Match results will be released at 12:00 p.m. noon ET on February 26, 2018. Results are delivered by e-mail and are also accessible online via the NMS Match System.

About Results  |  Statistics  |  Post-Match Process


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