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George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
medadmit@gwu.edu
(202) 994-3506
Diversity contact (Dr. Yolanda Haywood)
smhsodi@gwu.edu
N/A
Address
George Washington U Sch of Med, The George Washington University, Office of MD Admissions, Washington, DC 20052-0011 USA

Mission Statement

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is dedicated to improving the health of our local, national, and global communities by: Educating a diverse workforce of tomorrow’s leaders in medicine, science, and health sciences. Healing through innovative and compassionate care. Advancing biomedical, translational, and health services delivery research with an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaboration. Promoting a culture of excellence through inclusion, service, and advocacy. As a globally recognized academic medical center, GW embraces the challenge of eliminating health disparities and transforming health care to enrich and improve the lives of those we serve.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.3%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
17.8%
In-state Acceptance Rate
23.5%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
48.5%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.3%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
16.8%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
745
MD, BS/MD, MD/MPH
11%
4.9%
55.9%
24.6%

Sex

Females
53.2%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
77%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$179,526

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.76
3.68

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.64
3.54

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.76
3.69

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
512
128
127
129
129

Out-of-State Applicants

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

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
40
35
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
4%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$130
2/1/21
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (134 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
August
1:1
N/A
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 45%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 75%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 78%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 31%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 23%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 46%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
12%

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

Georgetown University School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
medicaladmissions@georgetown.edu
(202) 687-1154
Diversity contact (Susan Cheng EdLD)
susan.cheng@georgetown.edu
(202) 687-1645
Address
Georgetown University SOM, Office of Admissions, Box 571421, Washington, DC 20007-2126 USA

Mission Statement

Guided by the Jesuit tradition of ‘cura personalis,’ caring for the whole person, Georgetown University School of Medicine will educate a diverse student body, in an integrated way, to become knowledgeable, skillful, ethical, and compassionate physicians and biomedical scientists, dedicated to the care of others and the health needs of our society.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.7%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
21.7%
In-state Acceptance Rate
26.6%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
42.1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.6%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
20%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
850
MD/MPH, MD/PhD, MD/MBA
16%
4.4%
54.1%
26.1%

Sex

Females
53.2%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
71%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$232,274

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.79
3.75

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.33
3.07

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.80
3.76

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
509
127
127
127
129

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
514
128
127
129
129

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
30
20
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
15%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$130
December 15, 2020
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (134 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
Late July
1:1
N/A
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 42%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 66%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 35%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 41%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 44%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 66%

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.

Howard University College of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD
hucmadmissions@howard.edu
(202) 806-6279, (202) 806-7934
Diversity contact (David Rose MD)
darose@howard.edu
(202) 806-6394
Address
Howard University Coll of Med, Office of Admissions, Office of the Dean, College of Medicine, Room 2310, Washington, DC 20059-1021 USA

Mission Statement

Howard University College of Medicine provides students of high academic potential with a medical education of exceptional quality and prepares physicians and other health care professionals to serve the underserved. Particular focus is on the education of disadvantaged students for careers in medicine. Special attention is directed to teaching and research activities that address health care disparities.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.5%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
40%
In-state Acceptance Rate
34.1%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
41.2%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.3%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
34.81%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
510
MD, MD/MBA, MD/PhD, BS/MD
44%
73.1%
3.3%
14.2%

Sex

Females
56.3%

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?
$213,334

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.52
3.37

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.44
3.35

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.52
3.36

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
506
126
125
127
128

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
506
126
125
127
128

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
Approximately 100-125
60
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
37%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All applicants verified by AMCAS
$75
January 30th 2021
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (122 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
August 1, 2020
Two one-on-one interviews with admissions committee members
30-45 min each
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 35%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 65%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 46%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 22%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 65%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 33%

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.