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Baylor College of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
admissions@bcm.edu
(713) 798-4842, (713) 798-5563
Diversity contact (Dr. Toi Harris)
toih@bcm.edu
713.798.6950
Address
Baylor College of Medicine, Office of Admissions, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030-3411 USA

Mission Statement

Baylor College of Medicine’s Mission: Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences university that creates knowledge and applies science and discoveries to further education, healthcare and community service locally and globally. Baylor College of Medicine’s Vision: Improving health through science, scholarship and innovation Baylor College of Medicine’s Values: Respect, integrity, innovation, teamwork, excellence SOM Mission: BCM School of Medicine develops diverse, compassionate physician leaders and educators who provide expert patient-centered care to diverse populations, supported by evidence-based practice and scientific innovation. SOM Vision: BCM School of Medicine serves as a model for innovation and excellence in medical education pedagogy. Through the personalization of training, we empower our learners and faculty to 1) care for a diverse community of patients 2) educate the next generation of physician leaders 3) pursue scientific discovery.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
3%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
24.5%
In-state Acceptance Rate
8.1%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
33.7%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.8%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
9.4%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
847
MD, MD/PhD, BS/MD, MD/MPH, MD/MBA, MD/JD
10%
3.2%
48.3%
41.9%

Sex

Females
58%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
66%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$106,345

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.93
3.92

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.92
3.91

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.94
3.95

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
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
100-500
2-5%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
8%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$100
December 1, 2020
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
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Interview Data (128 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
September 2020 – February 2021
Virtual live traditional 30-minute interview by a faculty member of the Admissions Interviewing Subcommittee. All applicants offered an interviewed will be required to take the AAMC VITA.
30-45 minutes each
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 45%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 55%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 40%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 35%
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?
16%

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

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
dmissions@medicine.tamhsc.edu
979.436.0237, 979.436.0097
Diversity contact (Dr. Francis Achike)
lmejorado-scott@tamu.edu
(979) 436-0851
Address
Texas A&M-Bryan/College station, Office of Admissions, Texas A&M HSC College of Medicine, Bryan, TX 77807-3260 USA

Mission Statement

Our MISSION is to improve the health and well-being of the people of Texas through excellence in education, research and health care delivery.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
2.7%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
20.4%
In-state Acceptance Rate
2.7%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
17.4%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
64.7%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
18.4%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
641
MD, MD/PhD
15%
7.5%
45%
36.6%

Sex

Females
46%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
77%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$129,820

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.84
3.82

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.85
3.83

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.80
3.79

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
512
128
127
128
129

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
517
129
128
129
129

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
100
25%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
5%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$100
2 weeks
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (143 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
July 2020 and February 2021
Each applicant is given two 30-minute interviews and two five-minute standardized patient exercises, assessing interpersonal and intrapersonal competencies across five categories of evaluation using behavioral and situational questions.
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 49%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 65%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 42%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 39%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 43%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 55%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
11%

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

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
fostersom.admissions@ttuhsc.edu
(915) 215-4410
Diversity contact (Mayra Morales MBA)
N/A
(915) 215-4805
Address
Paul L. Foster SOM, 5001 El Paso Drive, El Paso, TX 79905-2827 USA

Mission Statement

The mission of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is to provide an outstanding education and development opportunities for a diverse group of students, residents, faculty and staff; advance knowledge through innovation and research; and serve the needs of our socially and culturally diverse communities and regions.

 

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
2.8%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
20.5%
In-state Acceptance Rate
2.5%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
16.7%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.4%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
23.4%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
412
MD, MD/MPH
37%
6.7%
42.2%
37.5%

Sex

Females
50%

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?
$148,681

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.83
3.79

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.83
3.79

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.82
3.77

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
512
128
127
128
129

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
511
128
127
128
129

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
514
129
128
129
130

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
8-10
80%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
21%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$60
December 1, 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 July
1:1 format
30 minutes
Interview Experience
Surprised by Interview Invite?
Yes 42%
Was the admissions office responsive and communicated efficiently?
Yes 69%
Would you characterize the inteviews as friendly and informal?
Yes 53%
Did your interviewer discuss research?
Yes 68%
Did your interviewer discuss your academic performance?
Yes 55%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 29%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
12%

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

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine – Lubbock

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
somadm@ttuhsc.edu
(806) 743-2297
Diversity contact (Dr. Felix Morales)
felix.morales@ttuhsc.edu
(806) 743-2297
Address
Texas Tech-Lubbock, Texas Tech University Health Sciences, Center Office of Admissions MS 6216, Lubbock, TX 79430-0002 USA

Mission Statement

Founded in 1969, the TTUHSC School of Medicine has continually worked to address the shortage of physicians in West Texas by providing innovative educational opportunities to medical students and residents that are intended to supply competent and compassionate medical professionals for a geographically expansive area. The medical education program provides sound inter-disciplinary training that integrates basic sciences knowledge and clinical skill and focuses on high standards and comprehensive evaluation. The research strategy of the school concentrates on collaborative efforts that enhance the clinical programs relevant to the region and provide advanced training opportunities for students and residents. Centers of excellence guide research endeavors in many areas giving special attention to cancer treatment, womens health, aging, addiction, and other disease processes.

 

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
4%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
19.3%
In-state Acceptance Rate
4.1%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
18.2%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
2%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
12.8%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
745
MD, MD/PhD, MD/MBA, MD/JD, MD/MPH
17%
6.6%
55%
33.8%

Sex

Females
52.7%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
85%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$143,151

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.87
3.83

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.86
3.83

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.90
3.88

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
512
128
127
128
129

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
511
128
127
128
129

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
517
129
128
130
130

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
50
40%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
9%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$75
November 15th
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (34 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
Mid-July
1:1 format
20 minutes
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?
15%

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

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
LongSOM@uthscsa.edu
(210) 567-6080
Diversity contact (Dr. Chiquita Collins PhD)
stevensona@uthscsa.edu
(210) 562-6807
Address
UT HSC San Antonio Long SOM, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7985, University of Texas School of Medicine, at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900 USA

Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Medicine is to serve the needs of the citizens of Texas by providing medical education and training to medical students and physicians at all career levels and fostering an environment of life-long learning that is flexible and emphasizes professionalism, with special commitment to the preparation of physicians in both the art and science of medical practice; conducting biomedical and other health-related research, with particular attention to translational research; delivering exemplary health care; and providing a responsive resource in health-related affairs for the nation and the state, with particular emphasis on South Texas.

 

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
4.3%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
20.5%
In-state Acceptance Rate
4.5%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
18.5%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
2.5%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
20.1%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
891
MD, MD/MPH, MD/PhD
15%
7.1%
56.3%
27.9%

Sex

Females
46%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
82%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$132,232

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.82
3.79

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.80
3.75

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.87
3.82

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
515
129
128
129
130

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
517
129
128
130
130

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
Variable
N/A%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
6%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$100
2 weeks
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (178 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
July 2020
1:1 format
30 minutes
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?
14%

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

University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
applydellmed@utexas.edu
(512) 495-5150
Diversity contact (Rene Salazar MD)
lori.hall@austin.utexas.edu
(512) 495-5066
Address
Univ of TX at Austin Dell SOM, UT Austin Dell Medical School, Admissions and Records, 1912 Speedway. MC: D2000, Austin, TX 78712-1235 USA

Mission Statement

Revolutionize how people get and stay healthy by: -Educating leaders who transform health care; -Evolving new models of person-centered, multidisciplinary care that reward value; -Advancing innovation from discovery to outcomes; -Improving health in our community as a model for the nation; and -Redesigning the academic health environment to better serve society.

 

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.3%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
18%
In-state Acceptance Rate
1.1%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
12.7%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.2%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
15.7%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
198
MD, MD/MPH, MD/MBA
15%
8%
60%
30%

Sex

Females
58%

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?
NA

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.88
3.86

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.86
3.86

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.96
3.96

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
130
128
130
130

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
100
50%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
10%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$100
2 weeks
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (178 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
last week in July
MMI
20-45 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?
0%

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

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
somadmis@utmb.edu
(409) 772-6958
Diversity contact (Alfredo Torres PhD., M.S.)
altorres@utmb.edu
(409) 747-0189
Address
U of Texas Medical Branch SOM, Office of Student Affairs and Admissions, 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, TX 77555-0133 USA

Mission Statement

The mission of UTMB Health is to provide scholarly teaching, innovative scientific investigation, and state-of-the-art patient care in a learning environment to better the health of society. UTMB Health’s education programs enable the state’s talented individuals to become outstanding practitioners, teachers and investigators in the health care sciences. Its comprehensive primary, specialty and subspecialty clinics support the educational mission of the SOM, which is committed to the healthcare of all Texans through the delivery of state-of-the-art preventive, diagnostic and treatment services.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
4.7%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
21.9%
In-state Acceptance Rate
5.4%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
20.5%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.6%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
13.7%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
974
MD, MD/MBA, MD/PhD, MD/MPH
18%
7.3%
60.8%
23%

Sex

Females
51%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
71%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$140,782

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.93
3.93

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.93
3.93

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.90
3.89

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
512
128
127
128
129

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
515
128
128
129
128

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
200-250
6%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
7%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$70
2 weeks
  • 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
July 2020
MMI
30 minutes
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?
13%

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

McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
ms.admissions@uth.tmc.edu
(713) 500-5116
Diversity contact (Dr. Latanya J. Love)
ms.diversity@uth.tmc.edu
(713) 500-5040
Address
McGovern Med Sch UTHSC Houston, Office of Admissions–Room G.400, McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX 77030-1501 USA

Mission Statement

To educate a diverse body of future physicians and biomedical scientists for a career dedicated to the highest ideals of their profession; to provide outstanding patient-centered care; and to conduct innovative research that benefits the health and well-being of the population of Texas and beyond.

 

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
4.7%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
27.8%
In-state Acceptance Rate
5.3%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
25.9%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
1.1%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
21.1%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
1018
MD, MD/MBA, MD/PhD, MD/MPH
10%
9.5%
57.5%
29.1%

Sex

Females
59%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
66%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$125,180

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.90
3.88

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.90
3.88

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.89
3.88

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
514
129
128
129
129

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
514
129
128
129
129

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
517
129
128
130
130

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
80-100
30%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
6%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$65
November 16th, 2020
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Interview Data (125 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
Early August
1:2
N/A
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 45%
Did your interviewer discuss your clinical/volunteer experience?
Yes 35%

Stress Level During Interview

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
0%

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

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
mdadmissions@utrgv.edu
(956) 296-1600
Diversity contact (Ms. Betty Monfort M.P.H.)
betty.monfort@utrgv.edu
(956) 296-1600
Address
University of Texas Rio Grande, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley ,School of Medicine, 1201 W University Dr Edinburg, TX 78539-2909 USA

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine (UTRGV SOM) is to educate a diverse group of medical students and future biomedical scientists; to develop physicians who will serve across all disciplines of medicine; to bring hope to patients and communities by advancing biomedical knowledge through research; to integrate education and research that advances the quality and accessibility of health care; and to engage with the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) communities to benefit Texas and the world.

 

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
1.7%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
18.4%
In-state Acceptance Rate
1.4%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
14.6%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.2%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
4.4%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
209
MD, MD/MPH
47%
12.7%
47.2%
21.8%

Sex

Females
58.1%

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?
NA

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.69
3.55

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.68
3.54

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.76
3.73

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
508
127
126
127
128

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
514
129
127
129
130

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?
22%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
Selected
$75
October 30, 2020
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Interview Data (104 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
July 2020
1:1
30 minutes
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?
0%

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

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
admissions@utsouthwestern.edu
(214) 648-5617
Diversity contact (Shawna Nesbitt MD)
shawna.nesbitt@utsouthwestern.edu
(214) 648-0308
Address
UT Southwestern Medical School, The University of Texas Southwestern, Medical Center, Office of Admissions, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390-7208 USA

Mission Statement

The mission of UT Southwestern Medical School is: EDUCATE Physicians, scientists, and caregivers optimally prepared to serve the needs of patients and society DISCOVER Research that solves for unmet needs by finding better treatments, cures, and prevention with a commitment to ensuring real world application HEAL Best care possible today, with continuous improvement and innovation for better care tomorrow

 

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
4.4%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
30%
In-state Acceptance Rate
4.8%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
27%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
2.2%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
30.9%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
981
MD, MD/PhD, MD/MPH, MD/MBA
11%
5.4%
47.7%
44%

Sex

Females
50%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
76%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$122,776

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.90
3.88

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.89
3.87

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.93
3.93

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
517
129
128
130
130

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

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

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
80-100
40%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
5%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$100
11/15/2020
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Interview Data (110 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
July 2020
1:1
25 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?
38%

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

TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
Medical School Website
N/A
Diversity contact (Lisa McBride Ph.D.)
l.mcbride@tcu.edu
N/A
Address
TCU and UNTHSC SOM, Fort Worth, TX 76129 USA

Mission Statement

Our mission is to transform health care by inspiring Empathetic Scholars™. Our Vision To be a leader in medical education, delivery of care and scholarship. We do this by focusing intentionally on the constellation of: Character – integrity, empathy, humanism, professionalism Content – medical knowledge, technology, innovation, integration Context – patient-centered models, cultural sensitivity, health care systems, finance, ambulatory settings, patient safety, chronic disease prevention and management Creativity – innovation, inquisitive scholars Collaboration – team-based care, patient and family partnerships, shared decision-making Community – servant leadership, public education, partnership, leadership Communication – exceptional communicators, active listeners

 

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
5.7%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
29.4%
In-state Acceptance Rate
4%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
20%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
4.5%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
24.7%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
60
MD
28%
10%
53.3%
26.6%

Sex

Females
50%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
71%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$98,278

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.64
3.50

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.59
3.47

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.72
3.54

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
508
127
126
128
128

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
507
126
126
127
128

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
510
128
126
128
128

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
60-70
20-30%
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
26%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To