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Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
N/A
N/A
Diversity contact (Dr. Robert Maupin)
rmaupi@lsuhsc.edu
(504) 568-8501
Address
N/A

Mission Statement

The LSU School of Medicine is dedicated to providing the opportunity for an excellent medical education to all applicants who are prepared to benefit from its curriculum and instruction. To this end, the Admissions Committee will strive to recruit and admit residents from Louisiana from every geographic, economic, social, and cultural dimension of the state of Louisiana and also other states within the country.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
5.96%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
41.92%
In-state Acceptance Rate
25.13%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
43.33%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.53%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
16%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
830
MD, MD/MPH, MD/PhD
27%
7.65%
72.44%
13.77%

Sex

Females
53.53%

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?
$195,615

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.83
3.78

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.83
3.80

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
510
127
127
128
128

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
511
127
127
128
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?
9%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$50
2 weeks
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (110 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
September 2020
1:1
30-45 minutes
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 55%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 55%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 76%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 41%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 31%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 48%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
35%

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

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
shvadm@lsuhsc.edu
(318) 675-5190
Diversity contact (Dr. Debbie Chandler)
dchan3@lsuhsc.edu
(318) 626-1572
Address
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, LSU School of Medicine – Shreveport 1501 Kings HIghway Shreveport, LA 71130-3932 USA

Mission Statement

The primary mission of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport (LSUHSC-S) is to teach, heal, and discover, in order to advance the wellbeing of the region and beyond. LSUHSC-S comprises the Schools of Medicine, Graduate Studies, and Allied Health Professions in Shreveport. In implementing its mission, LSUHSC-S is committed to: – Educating physicians, scientists, and residents for healthcare service, teaching and research. – Providing state-of-the-art clinical care, including tertiary services, to an enlarging and diverse regional base of patients. – Achieving distinction and international recognition for basic science and clinical research programs that contribute to the practice in science and medicine. – Supporting the region and the State in economic growth and prosperity by utilizing research and knowledge to engage in productive partnerships with the private sector. – Fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion that promotes mutual respect for all.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
5.93%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
53.29%
In-state Acceptance Rate
19.7%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
45.76%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.69%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
60.5%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
549
MD, MD/PhD
28%
6%
78.66%
12%

Sex

Females
50%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
84%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$177,903

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.79
3.76

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.81
3.78

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.54
3.38

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
503
126
125
127
127

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
N/A
75
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
4%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$50
December 15, 2020
  • 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
08/31/2020
1:1
30-45 minutes
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 45%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 55%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 40%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 35%
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?
11%

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

Tulane University School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
medsch@tulane.edu
(504) 988-5331
Diversity contact (Mrs. Bennetta Horne)
bhorne1@tulane.edu
(504) 988-7401
Address
Tulane University Sch of Med, Office of Admissions and Student Affairs, 131 S. Robertson Street, Suite 1550, New Orleans, LA 70112-2632 USA

Mission Statement

We improve human health and foster healthy communities through discovery and translation of the best science into clinical practice and education; to deliver the highest quality patient care and prepare the next generation of distinguished clinical and scientific leaders.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.61%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
35.71%
In-state Acceptance Rate
8.27%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
44.57%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.21%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
29.35%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
802
MD, MD/MBA, MD/MPH, MD/PhD
19%
10%
61.05%
21.05%

Sex

Females
48.4%

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?
$276,966

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.65
3.54

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.70
3.56

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
511
127
127
128
129

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
511
127
127
128
129

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
80
24
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
11%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$125
November 15, 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
July 2020
1:1
30-45 minutes
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?
21%

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