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Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
mdadmin@ohsu.edu
(503) 494-2998
Diversity contact (Leslie D. Garcia MPA)
garcial@ohsu.edu
(503) 494-2231
Address
Oregon Health & Science SOM, Oregon Health & Science University, Office of Admissions, 2730 SW Moody Avenue, Portland, OR 97239 USA

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the School of Medicine to enhance human health through programs of excellence in education, research, health care and public service to the larger community including underserved populations. In achieving these goals, the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine seeks to establish an educational environment that challenges its students to strive for academic excellence and fosters the development of compassion, humanism, professionalism, and cultural competence in the care of patients from their first days in the classroom to their final rotation in the hospitals and clinics. A fundamental priority throughout OHSU is to enable all students to fulfill their potential as human beings and as health care professionals while effectively meeting the health-related needs of the multiple communities they will serve.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
2.8%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
32.4%
In-state Acceptance Rate
21.4%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
41.4%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
76.4%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
15.5%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
684
MD, MD/MPH, MD/PhD
20%
4.3%
71.2%
18.7%

Sex

Females
45.4%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
99%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$210,961

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.79
3.72

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.78
3.73

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.89
3.71

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
513
128
128
129
129

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
150
33
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
16%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$100
2 weeks
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Interview Data (110 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
August to March
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?
16%

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