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University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
comphx-admissions@email.arizona.edu
(602) 827-2005
Diversity Program (Francisco Lucio, JD )
comphx-diversity@email.arizona.edu
(602) 827-2621
Address
UA College of Medicine-Phoenix Office of Admissions and Recruitment, 435 North, 5th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2230 USA

Mission Statement

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. We are uniquely positioned to accelerate the biomedical and economic engines in Phoenix and the State by leveraging our vital relationships with key clinical and community partners. Core Values: Collaboration, Community, Diversity, Excellence, Innovation, Integrity, and Servant Leadership.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.7%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
27.1%
In-state Acceptance Rate
7.1%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
32.8%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.8%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
21.8%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
399
MD, MD/PhD, MD/MBA, MD/MPH
16%
2.5%
50%
27.5%

Sex

Females
53%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
92%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$161,117

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.81
3.79

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.86
3.81

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.77
3.71

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
515
129
128
129
130

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
516
128
128
129
130

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
515
129
128
130
130

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
30
65
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
15%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$85
30days after invite
  • 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
July
MMI 10 stations
7 min each
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 45%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 55%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 40%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 35%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 35%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 45%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
13%

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

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Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
admissions@medicine.arizona.edu
(520) 626-6214
Diversity Program (Dr. Victoria Murrain )
vmurrain@u.arizona.edu
(520) 874-2071
Address
Arizona-Tucson, UA COM-Tucson Admissions, 1501 N. Campbell Ave, P.O. Box 245075, Tucson, AZ 85724-5018 USA

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Arizona College of Medicine Office of Admissions is to select a diverse cohort of students who will become the future leaders in advancing health care to the distinct communities that comprise Arizona and the United States. Consistent with the mission of The University of Arizona College of Medicine, selection of individuals with a demonstrated commitment to serve as care providers, physician scientists, clinical leaders, medical educators and/or public health experts, including advocates for rural and urban underserved populations, is highly valued. Applicants seeking admission should exhibit qualities of altruism, academic excellence, leadership and dedication to becoming lifelong learners through research endeavors and academic development.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.3%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
26.7%
In-state Acceptance Rate
13.8%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
49.8%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.4%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
13.4%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
523
MD, MD/PhD
33%
8.4%
54.4%
17.6%

Sex

Females
48%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
93%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$198,552

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.77
3.75

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.80
3.78

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.72
3.64

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
510
127
127
128
128

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
511
128
127
128
129

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
50
50
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
32%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$85
12/15/20
  • 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
August
MMI with 9 different interviewers
variable
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 55%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 45%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 80%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 35%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 35%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 55%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
7%

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