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Boston University School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
Md Program
medadms@bu.edu
(617) 358-9540
Diversity contact (Dr. John Polk)
busmoma@bu.edu
(617) 358-7459
Address
Boston University Sch of Med, Office of Admissions, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118-2307 USA

Mission Statement

Boston University School of Medicine is dedicated to the educational, intellectual, professional, and personal development of a diverse group of exceptional students, trainees, and faculty who are deeply committed to the study and to the practice of medicine, to biomedical research, and to the health of the public. We, as a community, place great value on excellence, integrity, service, social justice, collegiality, equality of opportunity, and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.96%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
17.73%
In-state Acceptance Rate
4.31%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
21.6%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.49%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
13.9%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
764
MD, BS/MD, MD/PhD, MD/MPH, MD/JD, MD/MBA
9%
3.75%
38.75%
38.75%

Sex

Females
48.12%

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?
$221,464

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.83
3.80

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.83
3.82

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.84
3.80

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
129
129
130
131

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
10
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
14%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$110
2 weeks
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (112 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
August
1:1
30 minutes
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?
21%

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

Harvard Medical School

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
admissions_office@hms.harvard.edu
(617) 432-1550
Diversity contact ( )
N/A
(617) 432-1572
Address
Harvard Medical School, Office of the Committee on Admissions, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115-6027 USA

Mission Statement

To nurture a diverse, inclusive community dedicated to alleviating suffering and improving health and well-being for all through excellence in teaching and learning, discovery and scholarship, and service and leadership.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
2.43%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
19.51%
In-state Acceptance Rate
3.43%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
18.81%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
2.1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
17.27%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
843
MD, MD/PhD, MD/MPH, MD/MBA
22%
10.30%
47.27%
26.06%

Sex

Females
55.75%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
72%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$111,823

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.94
3.94

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.92
3.91

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.94
3.94

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
520
128
129
131
130

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
80
30
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
21%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$100
November 9, 2020
  • 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
Early September
1:1
30 minutes
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 28%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 35%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 45%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 48%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 30%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 45%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
15%

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

Tufts University School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
med-admissions@tufts.edu
(617) 636-6571
Diversity contact (Marlene Jreaswec)
Marlene.Jreaswec@tufts.edu
(617) 636-0992
Address
Tufts-Boston, Office of Admissions, School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111-1817 USA

Mission Statement

The mission of Tufts University School of Medicine is to educate a diverse body of students and advance medical knowledge in a dynamic and collaborative environment. We seek to foster the development of dedicated clinicians, scientists, public health professionals, and educators who will have a sustained positive impact on the health of individuals, communities, and the world.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.72%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
26.53%
In-state Acceptance Rate
4.28%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
32.55%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.39%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
22.57%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
877
MD, MD/MBA, MD/MPH, MD/PhD
18%
10%
59%
24.5%

Sex

Females
52%

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?
$222,521

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.75
3.71

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.78
3.74

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.75
3.69

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

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
514
128
128
129
129

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
100
20
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
12%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$130
2 weeks
  • 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
30-45 minutes
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 57%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 51%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 45%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 67%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 21%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 35%

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.

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
admissions@umassmed.edu
(508) 856-2323
Diversity contact (Brian Lewis PhD)
brian.lewis@umassmed.edu
(508) 856-4325
Address
University of Massachusetts, School of Medicine, 55 Lake Ave., North Worcester, MA 01655-0002 USA

Mission Statement

The mission of UMMS is to advance the health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world through pioneering advances in education, research and health care delivery.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
4.44%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
19.61%
In-state Acceptance Rate
10.84%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
23.94%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.58%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
10.52%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
706
MD, MD/PhD, MD/MBA
12%
4.32%
68.51%
23.45%

Sex

Females
58.02%

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?
$155,797

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.80
3.77

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.80
3.75

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.81
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
515
128
128
129
130

Out-of-State Applicants

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

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
100
75
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
11%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$100
12/15/2020
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (104 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
August 1, 2020
MMI
2 minutes scenario review, 6 minutes discussion.
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 68%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 54%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 45%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 48%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 28%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 44%

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.