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Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
Diversity contact (Ms. Natalie Johnson)
johnsong@musc.edu
(843) 876-5070
Address
NA

Mission Statement

The COM is committed to maintaining an educational environment for all students which prepares them for a career of excellence in the practice of medicine and service. It ensures optimal opportunities for all students, faculty, and administration, including all backgrounds and levels of diversity, to achieve full potential.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
4.6%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
52%
In-state Acceptance Rate
24.1%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
49%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.5%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
32.7%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
744
MD, MD/PhD
18%
7.6%
76%
9.3%

Sex

Females
46%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
83%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$190,800

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.83
3.80

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.83
3.80

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
511
127
127
128
129

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
510
127
127
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
80-100
30-40%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
5%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$95
12/15/2020
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (103 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
August
Three individual interviews are required
30 minutes each
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 39%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 66%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 48%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 22%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 44%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 28%

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 South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
Diversity contact (Dr. Carol McMahon)
carol.mcmahon@uscmed.sc.edu
(803) 216-3607
Address
NA

Mission Statement

We serve the people of South Carolina and beyond through exemplary medical and health education, transformative reseach, and compassionate patient care.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
3.8%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
30.2%
In-state Acceptance Rate
14.2%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
28.4%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.9%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
18.1%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
400
MD, BS/MD, MD/PhD
22%
2.0%
84.5%
13.4%

Sex

Females
41%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
87%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$222,379

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.81
3.76

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.81
3.76

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.77
3.76

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
510
127
127
128
128

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
50-75
30%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
7%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
Selected applicants
$95
2 weeks
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (106 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
August
Two 1:1 interviews
30 minutes each
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 45%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 58%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 44%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 46%
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?
8%

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

University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
admissions@greenvillemed.sc.edu
(864) 455-8201, (864) 455-5267
Diversity contact (Julie Linton MD, FAAP)
oda-ps@columbia.edu
Julie.Linton@prismahealth.org
Address
South Carolina Greenville, University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Greenville, 607 Grove Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4210 USA

Mission Statement

Mission: Educate future physicians committed to improving the health and wellness of your family and your community through creative teaching, innovated research and quality clinical care Vision: Cultivate a culture of curiosity and commitment to others to transform the health and wellness of communities.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
3.4%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
35.2%
In-state Acceptance Rate
12.6%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
30.3%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
28.2%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
424
MD
20%
8.5%
71.4%
12.3%

Sex

Females
55%

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?
$166,569

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.84
3.81

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.85
3.84

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.80
3.75

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
510
127
127
127
128

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
510
127
127
127
128

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
510
127
127
128
129

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
80-100
30-40%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
12%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All Applicants
$95
2 weeks
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (118 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
August
One traditional interview with 2-3 members of the Admissions Committee, and a minute multiple mini interview session to include 5 mini-interview stations.
30-45 minutes each..
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 66%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 45%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 45%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 39%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 39%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 42%

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.