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California Northstate University College of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
COMadmissions@cnsu.edu
(916) 686-7300
Address
CA Northstate Univ COM, California Northstate University, College of Medicine, Office of Admission, Elk Grove, CA 95757-8145 USA

Mission Statement

To Advance the Art and Science of Medicine through Education, Service, Scholarship, and Social Accountability

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
2.8%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
32.4%
In-state Acceptance Rate
3.7%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
35%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.2%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
23.8%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
382
MD
12%
1%
34.02%
46.8%

Sex

Females
44%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
70%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$59,195

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.69
3.60

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.69
3.60

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.63
3.59

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

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

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
120
30/120
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
11%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
Screened
$100
21 days after receiept
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (33 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
Aug
MMI
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 45%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 60%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 53%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 25%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 42%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 66%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency? NOT AVAILABLE
0%

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

California University of Science and Medicine-School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
NA
NA
Address

Mission Statement

To advance the art and science of medicine through innovative medical education, research, and compassionate healthcare delivery in an inclusive environment that advocates critical thinking, creativity, integrity, and professionalism.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
2.1%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
26.7%
In-state Acceptance Rate
3.4%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
25%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.9%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
35.1%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
162
MD
28%
2%
38%
48%

Sex

Females
48%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
81%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$111,293

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.69
3.66

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.70
3.66

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.69
3.66

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
513
128
127
129
129

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
513
129
127
129
129

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
20
30
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
16%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
Screened
$100
12/30/20
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (27 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
August
1:1
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 70%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 70%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 80%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 20%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 50%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 60%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
0%

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

Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
medadmit@usc.edu
(323) 442-2552
Diversity Program (Joyce Richey Ph.D )
medadmit@usc.edu
(323) 442-1050
Address
Keck SOM of U So California, Keck School of Medicine, Office of Admissions, Los Angeles, CA 90089-5648 USA

Mission Statement

The mission of the Keck School of Medicine of USC is to improve the quality of life for individuals and society by promoting health, preventing and treating disease, advancing biomedical research and educating tomorrow’s physicians and scientists.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
2.6%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
27.9%
In-state Acceptance Rate
4.3%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
30.1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
22.5%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
812
MD, MD/PhD, MD/MPH, MD/MBA
14%
5.4%
37.6%
46.2%

Sex

Females
56%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
80%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
217,957

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.81
3.79

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.82
3.79

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.80
3.78

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
517
129
128
130
130

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
517
129
128
130
130

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
517
129
128
129
130

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
40
20/40
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
15%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$100
12/1/20
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (123 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
July 10
virtual
No
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 75%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 65%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 63%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 55%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 37%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 66%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
33%

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

Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
admissions.sm@llu.edu
(909) 558-4467
Diversity Program (Daisy D. De Leon, PhD )
ddeleon@llu.edu
(909) 558-9615
Address
Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Associate Dean for Admissions, School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA 92350-1700 USA

Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Medicine is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our overriding purpose is to foster the formation of Christian physicians, providing whole-person care to individuals, families, and communities. Fulfilling this responsibility requires education, research, service, developing the whole person, and reaching the world.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
2.9%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
48.5%
In-state Acceptance Rate
3.6%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
45.1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
2.7%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
50.7%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
724
MD, MD/PhD
18%
7.1%
44.1%
41.1%

Sex

Females
47%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
85%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$218,395

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.89
3.86

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.87
3.83

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.89
3.87

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

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

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
100
25
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
9%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$85
11/16/20
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (108 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
July
Two one-on-one virtual
30-40 minutes
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 30%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 64%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 72%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 33%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 18%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 78%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
9%

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

Stanford University School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
mdadmissions@stanford.edu
(650) 723-6861
Diversity Program (Marcella Anthony MPA )
manthony@stanford.edu
(650) 736-1685
Address
Stanford University Sch of Med, Office of MD Admissions, 150 Governor’s Lane, Room T241, Stanford, CA 94305-2200 USA ,

Mission Statement

To be a premier research-intensive medical school that improves health through leadership, diversity, and a collaborative approach to discovery and innovation in patient care, education, and research.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.5%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
22.9%
In-state Acceptance Rate
1.8%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
27.4%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.3%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
20.9%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
530
MD, MD/PhD, MD/MPH, MD/MPH, MD/JD
19%
8.8%
40%
26.7%

Sex

Females
50%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
81%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$97,058

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.89
3.89

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.91
3.91

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.88
3.88

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
513
130
129
130
131

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
519
131
129
130
131

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
520
130
129
130
131

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
60
40
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
22%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$95
11/5/20
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (127 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
September
mmi
No
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 85%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 90%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 88%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 91%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 25%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 75%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
32%

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

University of California, Davis School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
hs-somadmissions@ucdavis.edu
(916) 734-4800
Diversity Program (Charlene Green )
hs-osrd@ucdavis.edu
(916) 734-2615
Address
UC Davis School of Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817-2200 USA

Mission Statement

The educational mission of the UC Davis School of Medicine is to provide excellent learner-centered education to a diverse body of medical students and graduate students, cultivating in them the passion to improve lives and transform the health of the communities they will serve as physicians, scientists, and health care leaders.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
2%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
29.7%
In-state Acceptance Rate
2.8%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
27.6%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.2%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
16.7%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
503
MD, MD/PhD
56%
17%
23.6%
32.5%

Sex

Females
64.2%

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?
$159, 460

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.7
3.64

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.7
3.64

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.39
3.49

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
504
126
125
127
127

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
140
36
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
56%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
Screened
$120
30 days after receipt
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (93 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
July
MMI
No
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 54%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 45%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 68%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 10%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 43%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 55%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
16%

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

University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
medadmit@uci.edu
(800) 824-5388
Diversity Program (Andrea Gonzalez)
• andreag1@hs.uci.edu
(949) 824-4614
Address
UC Irvine School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Office of Admissions and Outreach, Irvine, CA 92617-3054 USA

Mission Statement

Mission Statement: Discover – Teach – Heal Vision Statement: Powered by discovery and innovation, UCI Health will advance individual and population health.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
2%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
20.7%
In-state Acceptance Rate
2.2%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
19.1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.4%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
30.5%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
477
MD, MD/MBA, MD/PhD, MD/MPH
15%
6%
49%
45%

Sex

Females
52%

Tuition

$
In-State
$ 0
Out-of-State

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
78%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$182,516

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.83
3.82

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.83
3.81

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.85
3.83

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
517
129
128
130
130

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
518
129
129
130
130

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
100
50
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
18%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
Screened
$120
2 weeks
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (131 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
Aug 31
Individual interviews
No
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 37%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 66%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 75%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 45%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 52%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 66%

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.

University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
somadmiss@mednet.ucla.edu
(310) 825-6081
Diversity Program (Dr. Lynn Gordon MD, PhD)
DGSOMEDI@mednet.ucla.edu
(310) 206-3217
Address
UCLA-Geffen, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 885 Tiverton Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095-3075 USA

Mission Statement

To improve health and healthcare, UCLA will: o Create world leaders in health and science o Discover the basis for health and cures for disease o Optimize health through community partnerships o Heal humankind one patient at a time”

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.5%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
21.2%
In-state Acceptance Rate
2.1%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
23.3%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
20.5%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
856
MD, MD/PhD, MD/MPH, MD/MBA
34%
12.2%
27.2%
42.7%

Sex

Females
56.1%

Tuition

$
In-State
$ 0
Out-of-State

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
92%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$145,705

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.85
3.83

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.80
3.82

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.87
84

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
517
129
128
130
130

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
517
129
128
130
130

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
519
130
129
130
131

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
150
33
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
38%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
Screened
$95
10/15/20
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (111 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
8/1/20
MMI
No
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 77%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 64%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 77%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 68%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 32%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 57%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
11%

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

University of California, Riverside School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
medadmissions@ucr.edu
(951) 827-4353
Diversity Program (Takesha Cooper MD, MS )
Takesha.Cooper@medsch.ucr.edu
(951) 827-4618
Address
UC Riverside School of Med, UCR School of Medicine , 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521-9800 USA

Mission Statement

The mission of the UCR School of Medicine is to improve the health of the people of California and, especially, to serve Inland Southern California by training a diverse workforce of physicians and by developing innovative research and health care delivery programs that will improve the health of the medically underserved in the region and become models to be emulated throughout the state and nation.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.6%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
33.6%
In-state Acceptance Rate
2.1%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
30.6%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
0%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
292
MD, MD/PhD
66%
9%
19.4%
23.4%

Sex

Females
59.7%

Tuition

$
In-State
$ 0
Out-of-State

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
93%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$162,617

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.72
3.67

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.72
3.67

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
NA
NA

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
510
127
126
128
128

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
510
127
126
128
128

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
150
33
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
68%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$105
12/18/20
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Interview Data (109 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
August
MMI
No
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 45%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 35%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 55%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 24%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 55%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 45%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
11%

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

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
somadmissions@ucsd.edu
(858) 534-3880
Address
UC San Diego Sch. of Medicine, Office of Admissions, 0606, UC San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093-0602 USA

Mission Statement

The mission of the UC San Diego School of Medicine is to provide skilled, compassionate physicians well-trained to practice medicine who are sensitive to the needs of the special populations of our region and the nation. In addition, we strive to build on our exceptional biomedical, behavioral and health services research strengths to extend the boundaries of the art and science of medicine through continued research and the preparation of future academicians. In these ways, we also strive to improve the overall health of the population.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
2.1%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
20.3%
In-state Acceptance Rate
3%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
22%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
16%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
622
Md, md/mph, md/phd
16%
5.9%
42.5%
39.5%

Sex

Females
58.2%

Tuition

$
In-State
$ 0
Out-of-State

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
78%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$138,416

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.85
3.84

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.84
3.83

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.89
3.89

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
517
130
128
130
130

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
517
130
128
130
130

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
518
130
129
130
130

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
300
11.6
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
16%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
Screened
$120
2 weeks
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Interview Data (151 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
August
MMI
No
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 71%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 64%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 45%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 78%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 33%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 66%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
20%

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

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
admissions@medsch.ucsf.edu
(415) 476-4044
Diversity Program ( LaMisha Hill )
DiversityOutreach@ucsf.edu
(415) 502-1911
Address
UCSF – San Francisco, UCSF School of Medicine, Office of Admissions, Box 0408, San Francisco, CA 94143-2205 USA

Mission Statement

The UCSF School of Medicine strives to advance human health through a four-fold mission of education, research, patient care, and public service.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
2.4%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
2.6%
In-state Acceptance Rate
4.1%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
53.1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
24.1%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
813
MD, MD/MPH, MD/PhD
17%
16.3%
37.4%
40.3%

Sex

Females
53.8%

Tuition

$
In-State
$ 0
Out-of-State

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
91%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$146,482

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.85
3.85

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.85
3.85

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.86
3.85

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
518
130
129
130
130

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
518
130
129
130
130

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
518
130
129
130
130

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
150
33
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
13%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
Screened
$80
2 weeks
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (106 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
September 1
Two blind interviews
40 minutes
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 76%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 57%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 68%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 87%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 32%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 66%

Stress Level During Interview