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University of Alabama School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
medschool@uab.edu
(205)-934-2433
Diversity Program (Dr. Carlton Young)
cjyoung@uab.edu
(205)-934-7975
Address
Alabama-Birmingham, Admissions and Enrollment Management, VH100, Birmingham, AL 35294-3412

Mission Statement

The School of Medicine is dedicated to excellence in the education of physicians and scientists in all of the disciplines of medicine and biomedical investigation for careers in practice, teaching, and research. Central to this educational mission are the provision of outstanding medical care and services and the enhancement of new knowledge through clinical and basic biomedical research. We embrace the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s commitment to creating an inclusive environment that values differing perspectives and experiences. This diversity is essential to fulfilling the enduring mission of our medical school.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
4.3%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
41.4%
In-state Acceptance Rate
31.9%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
66.8%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.8%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
13.4%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
799
MD, MD/PhD, MD/MBA
24%
7%
78%
12%

Sex

Females
42%

Tuition

$ 0
In-State
$ 0
Out-of-State

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
82%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$129,000

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.85
3.80

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.85
3.82

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.84
3.77

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
509
127
127
128
128

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
509
127
127
127
128

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
512
128
127
128
129

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
109
55
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
15.7%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All eligible
$95
January 20, 2021
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (393 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
August 2020
1:1
30-45 min each
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 65%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 78%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 46%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 78%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 22%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 67%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
67%

* Competitive residency defined by students from the graduating class entering plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, urology, dermatology, ophthalmology, general surgery or otolaryngology.

University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
mscott@southalabama.edu
(251) 460-7176
Diversity Program (Ms LoRen Burroughs)
lburroughs@southalabama.edu
(251) 460-7334
Address
Univ of South Alabama COM, College of Medicine Office of Admissions, CSAB 337, Mobile, AL 36688-3053 USA

Mission Statement

As a diverse community focused on the science and practice of medicine for Alabama, the Central Gulf Coast, and beyond: We educate, We discover, We serve.”

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
5.2%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
42.9%
In-state Acceptance Rate
16.7%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
39.5%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
10.8%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
62.5%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
294
MD, MD/MBA
24%
10.8%
60.8%
21.6%

Sex

Females
57%

Tuition

$ 0
In-State
$ 0
Out-of-State

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
90%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$158,602

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.90
3.87

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.90
3.87

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.96
3.95

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
509
127
127
127
128

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
509
127
127
127
128

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
505
127
126
127
129

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
40
80
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
8%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$75
12/1/20
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (393 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
Sent 9/2/20 early, everyone 10/1/20
1:1 with 3 interviews
45 minutes
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 66%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 65%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 45%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 20%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 25%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 65%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
18%

* Competitive residency defined by students from the graduating class entering plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, urology, dermatology, ophthalmology, general surgery or otolaryngology.