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Mayo Clinic Alix School Of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
mcasomadmissions@mayo.edu
Diversity contact (Barbara Jordan)
officefordiversity@mayo.edu
(507) 284-0916
Address
Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Medical School – Minnesota Campus, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905-0001 USA

Mission Statement

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine will educate and inspire a diverse workforce of physicians and scientists through excellence in medical education, research and clinical care; to alleviate human suffering by providing compassionate and culturally sensitive care; to enhance the biomedical sciences through discovery and innovation; and to advance the national health care system through population science and leadership.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.67%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
14.95%
In-state Acceptance Rate
1.3%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
5.76%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.41%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
14%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
404
MD, MD/PhD
17%
7.8%
47%
36.27%

Sex

Females
51%

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?
$105,552

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.92
3.92

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.92
3.90

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.93
3.92

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
520
130
130
130
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
Approximately 300
15%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
21%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$120
November 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
Invitations for interviews will begin being sent in September
Each interviewee will have two, one-on-one
30 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?
36%

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

University of Minnesota Medical School

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
meded@umn.edu
(612) 625-7977, (612) 625-8228
Diversity contact (Ms. Mary Tate)
(612) 625-1494
Address
Minnesota-Twin Cities, University of Minnesota Medical School, B639 Mayo Memorial Building, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0341 USA

Mission Statement

Committed to innovation and diversity, the Medical School educates physicians, scientists, and health professionals; generates knowledge and treatments; and cares for patients and communities with compassion and respect. We value excellence, inclusiveness, collaboration and discovery. The mission of the regional campus located in Duluth is to be a national leader in improving healthcare access and outcomes in rural Minnesota and American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. We do this by: Educating medical students dedicated to serving rural Minnesota and American Indian/Alaska Native communities; fostering excellence in research; emphasizing the training of physicians in family medicine; creating strong partnerships locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; working in innovative, interdisciplinary and inter-professional teams.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
4.67%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
40.37%
In-state Acceptance Rate
22.13%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
58.57%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.76%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
11.9%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
1016
MD, MD/PhD, MD/MPH, MD/JD, MD/MBA, BS/MD
20%
8%
74.16%
14.16%

Sex

Females
54.16%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
90%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$175,740

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.79
3.73

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.80
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
511
128
127
128
128

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
510
127
126
128
128

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
250
30%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
12%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$100
2 weels
  • 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 October
1:1
30-minutes each
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 28%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 33%
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?
9%

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