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Emory University School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD
medadmiss@emory.edu
(404) 727-5660, (404) 727-5456
Diversity contact (Dr. Yolanda Hood)
yhood@emory.edu
(404) 727-0602
Address
Emory University School of Medicine, 100 Woodruff Circle, Suite 231, Atlanta, GA 30322-0001 USA

Mission Statement

We are committed to recruiting and developing a diverse group of students and innovative leaders in biomedical science, public health, medical education, and clinical care. We foster a culture that integrates leading edge basic, translational, and clinical research to further the ability to deliver quality health care, to predict illness and treat the sick, and to promote the health of our patients and our communities. Our mission objectives are as follows: -Provide outstanding educational programs for medical and graduate students and health care professionals -Develop outstanding lifelong learners who will provide the highest quality compassionate care and will serve the needs of their community in the best traditions of our profession -Conduct innovative and collaborative research and integrate this knowledge into the practice of medicine -Advance the early detection, treatment, and prevention of disease -Ensure the highest ethical and professional standards in all endeavors

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.52%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
23.65%
In-state Acceptance Rate
5.06%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
28.57%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.98%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
17.89%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
644
MD, MD/MPH, MD/PhD, MD/MBA
22%
21.73%
47.10%
18.84%

Sex

Females
52.89%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
68%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$167,494

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.82
3.78

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.83
3.80

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
515
129
128
129
130

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
513
128
127
128
130

Out-of-State Applicants

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

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
50
20
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
12%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
Screened applicants
$120
December 1, 2020
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (143 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
August 2020
In the current, 2020-21 cycle, all interviews will be conducted remotely. Each interviewee participates in a group and a 1-on-1 interview. The interview day will not include live tours of clinical sites or of Grady Memorial Hospital this year
30 minutes each
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 49%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 65%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 42%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 39%
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?
27%

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

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD
mcgadmissions@augusta.edu
(706) 721-3186, (706) 721-0959
Diversity contact (Kimberly Loomer Ed.D)
KLOOMER@augusta.edu
(706) 721-5556
Address
MC Georgia-Augusta, Kelli M. Braun, MD, FACOG, Medical College of Georgia, AA 2040, Augusta, GA 30912-0004 USA

Mission Statement

The Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University is committed to leading Georgia and the nation to better health through excellence in biomedical education, discovery, patient care and service. MCG is the founding college of Augusta University, a comprehensive research university with the mission of becoming a globally recognized research university and academic health center, while transforming the region into a health care and biomedical research destination. The University and its medical school value collaboration, compassion, diversity, excellence, innovation, integrity, and leadership.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
8.06%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
46.38%
In-state Acceptance Rate
17.81%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
45.51%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.38%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
2.66%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
951
MD, MD/PhD, BS/MD, MD/MPH, MD/MBA
23%
16.08%
54.34%
24.78%

Sex

Females
53.71%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
78%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$162,007

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.81
3.77

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.82
3.77

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.80
3.72

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
128
129

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
512
127
128
129
130

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
80
40
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
9%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All applicants receive a secondary application
$100
2 Weeks
  • 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
Beginning in August of each application cycle
Multiple Mini-Interviews
30 minutes 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?
10%

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

Mercer University School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD
musmadmissions@mercer.edu
(478) 301-5425, (478) 301-2547
Diversity contact (Dr Bonzo Reddick)
ReddiBo1@memorialhealth.com
N/A
Address
Mercer-Macon, Mercer University School of, Medicine Admissions Office, Macon, GA 31207-1500 USA

Mission Statement

The mission of Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) is to educate physicians and health professionals to meet the primary care and health care needs of rural and medically underserved areas of Georgia.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
12.47%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
35%
In-state Acceptance Rate
10.7%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
30%
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
488
MD
59%
5.83%
70%
18.33%

Sex

Females
50%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
87%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$193,067

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
0.00
0.00

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
0
0
0
0
0

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
Approximately 150
23.33
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
17%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
Screened Applicants meeting a minimum MCAT percentile + Cumulative Undergrad BCPM GPA
$90
2 Weeks
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (146 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
The first week of July for Early Decision Applicants. Mid-August for Regular Pool Applicants.
Two one-on-one interviews
each lasting 30-60 minutes
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 45%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 58%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 44%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 46%
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?
14%

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

Morehouse School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD
mdadmissions@msm.edu
(404) 752-1650, (404) 752-1512
Diversity contact (Ngozi Anachebe PharmD, MD)
nanachebe@msm.edu
(404) 752-1650
Address
Morehouse School of Medicine, Admissions and Student Affairs, 720 Westview Drive, S.W. Atlanta, GA 30310-1495 USA

Mission Statement

Morehouse School of Medicine is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals and communities; increasing the diversity of the health professional and scientific workforce; and addressing primary health-care needs through programs in education, research, and service, with emphasis on people of color and the underserved urban and rural populations in Georgia and the nation.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.64%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
28.91%
In-state Acceptance Rate
6.69%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
26.82%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.7%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
21.42%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
413
MD, MD/MBA, MD/MPH, MD/PhD
38%
61%
13%
15%

Sex

Females
56%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
95%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$252,400

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.65
3.59

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.68
3.66

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.63
3.54

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
505
127
125
127
127

Out-of-State Applicants

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

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
Approximately 200
50
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
28%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All eligible applicants after preliminary screening
$50
01/01/2021
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (118 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
July 20, 2020
One-on-one interview
45 minutes each
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 66%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 45%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 45%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 39%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 39%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 42%

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.