Interview Day

Congratulations on progressing to the next step of your application process. To ensure your Interview at the College of Medicine is informative and successful; please read the attachments provided to you prior to your scheduled Interview.

California Northstate University College of Medicine is located at 9700 West Taron Drive, Elk Grove, California 95757. Our web address is

Due to the current situation, the College of Medicine is conducting interviews via a virtual format until further notice. Any changes to this format will be announced.

Preparation for Interview Day

We believe a successful Interview Day happens when candidates come prepared. Please review the required criteria below prior to your interview to ensure your day runs smoothly.

  • Professional dress required
  • Please test to make sure your audio and video are working
  • Smartphone use during interviews is prohibited, and is cause for dismissal

Further instructions and timings will be provided to you by the Admissions office prior to your interview.

Virtual Interview Day

In addition to your formal virtual interview, there will be a brief training and overview of the interview process. Your virtual interviews will consist of a Case question and Dialogue segment. More information and details will be provided during the overview session before the start of the formal interviews.

Requests to Reschedule or Cancel Interview

Due to the high volume of applicants, we do not offer interview rescheduling. However, a request may be submitted at your own discretion. We understand that unexpected events may occur no matter how prepared you are. Therefore, if you need to cancel your interview, we require professional courtesy by e-mail by noon the day before your scheduled interview date.

Failure to provide notification will be reported to AMCAS.

*This interview format is subject to changes. All changes will be posted.