Arkansas

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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
southtomg@uams.edu
(501) 686-5354
Diversity Program (Dr. Brian Gittens Ed.D., MPA )
BGittens@uams.edu
(501) 686-7299
Address
Arkansas, Office of the Dean, College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR 72205-7101 USA

Mission Statement

In relentless pursuit of excellence, every day; summarizes the essence of the school’s fourfold mission to teach, to heal, to search, and to serve.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
7.5%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
51.3%
In-state Acceptance Rate
46.4%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
50.1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
58.1%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
715
MD, MD/MPH, MD/PhD
32%
4.7%
80.3%
12.2%

Sex

Females
48%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
88%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$189.523

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.84
3.77

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.84
3.77

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.84
3.76

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
507
126
127
127
128

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
507
126
127
127
127

Out-of-State Applicants

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

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
60
70
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
10%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$100
11/15/20
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Interview Data (393 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
Aug15
3-5 closed interviews
10-30 min each
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 30%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 60%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 60%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 10%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 40%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 55%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
8%

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