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University of Utah School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
deans.admissions@hsc.utah.edu
(801) 581-7498
Diversity contact: (Dr Paloma Cariello MD, MPH)
paloma.cariello@hsc.utah.edu
(801) 587-7672
Address
University of Utah Sch of Med, Deans Office, 30 North 1900 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132-2101 USA

Mission Statement

The University of Utah School of Medicine Office of Admissions serves the State of Utah, our medical school and the healthcare profession by admitting well qualified and prepared medical students. Through a holistic culture based on valuing teamwork, professionalism, compassion, and communication, we strive to select a diverse and innovative class who exemplify dedication, service to their community and patients, leadership, research skill, and academic excellence.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
3.7%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
25.8%
In-state Acceptance Rate
17%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
24.3%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.8%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
16.6%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
528
MD, MD/PhD, MD/MBA, MD/MPH
21%
0.8%
80.8%
12.8%

Sex

Females
40%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
94%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$169,711

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.84
3.81

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.82
3.79

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.86
3.85

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

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

In-State Applicants

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

Out-of-State Applicants

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

Primary Application Data

0
Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
90
83.3
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
12%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
GPA and MCAT requirements
$100
30 days
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Interview Data (143 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
September
MMI
30 minutes
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 14%

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.