Nevada

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
admissions@medicine.unlv.edu
(702) 895-0325
Diversity contact (Benita Wolff MS)
diversity@medicine.unlv.edu
(702) 895-1273
Address
University of Nevada Las Vegas UNLV School of Medicine, 1001 Shadow Lane, Suite 260A, Las Vegas, NV 89154-9900 USA

Mission Statement

UNLV School of Medicine will be a full-scale, four-year allopathic medical school that is an integral part of a vibrant, research-intensive public university. The medical school’s mission is to improve access to high-quality health care in Southern Nevada by increasing the number of physicians and trained specialists who are committed to serving the region. One of the primary goals of UNLV School of Medicine is to provide diverse and medically underserved populations access to timely high quality health care. The accompanying academic health center will serve as the core infrastructure for the entire medical community and generate top-quality research that spans the basic and clinical sciences.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
4.11%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
26.31%
In-state Acceptance Rate
19%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
30%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.42%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
5.42%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
180
MD
36%
3%
46%
35%

Sex

Females
48.33%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
100%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
232,274

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.73
3.75

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.79
3.76

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.57
3.51

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
509
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
509
127
126
127
129

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
60
33.33%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
18%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$75
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
Late July
1:1
N/A
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 42%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 66%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 35%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 41%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 44%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 66%

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.

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
asa@unr.edu
(775) 784-6063, (775) 784-6194
Diversity contact (Dr. Wilfredo Torres)
wtorres@med.unr.edu
(775) 784-6063
Address
Nevada-Reno, Office of Admissions and Student Affairs, School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89557-0071 USA

Mission Statement

Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of all Nevadans and their communities through excellence in: student education and postgraduate training that produces global leaders in medicine; clinical care, safety and innovation; research with local, national and global impact; and in creating an institutional culture of diversity and inclusion.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
6%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
5%
In-state Acceptance Rate
22%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
25%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.58%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
8.53%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
284
MD, MD/PhD, MD/MBA, MD/MPH, BS/MD
27%
7.35%
60.29%
25%

Sex

Females
48.52%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
96%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$135,764

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.74
3.75

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.76
3.75

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.68
3.59

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
509
127
126
128
129

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
509
127
126
128
128

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
509
127
127
128
129

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
100
60%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
22%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
By invitation
$75
Due 7 days of invitation date.
  • 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
August
Video interview
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?
14%

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