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University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD
medadmin@hawaii.edu
(808) 692-0892, (808) 692-1251
Diversity contact (Winona Lee MD)
winonal@hawaii.edu
(808) 692-1030
Address
University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine Office of Admissions, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI 96813-5525 USA

Mission Statement

JABSOM, as part of the fabric of Hawai’i, is a diverse learning community committed to excellence and leadership in: * Educating current and future healthcare professionals and leaders * Delivering high-quality healthcare * Conducting research and translating discoveries into practice * Establishing community partnerships and fostering multidisciplinary collaboration * Pursuing alliances unique to Hawai’i and the Asia-Pacific region * Acting with forethought regarding right relationships, respect, and moral action.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
5%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
32.56%
In-state Acceptance Rate
26.2%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
38.69%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.66%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
9.7%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
293
MD
23%
0%
31.16%
79.22%

Sex

Females
50.64%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
89%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$187,113

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.82
3.77

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.79
3.73

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.85
3.84

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

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

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
100
40
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
15%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
A secondary application will be sent to applicants who submit a complete AMCAS application
$150
2 weeks
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  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (88 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
Invitations to interview may be sent as early as August 3
One-on-one interview
45 minutes each
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 66%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 35%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 40%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 39%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 41%
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.