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Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
warren@marshall.edu
(800) 544-8514
Diversity contact (Dr. Shelvy Campbell-Monroe)
campbels@marshall.edu
(304) 691-1607
Address
MU Joan C. Edwards Sch of Med, Admissions Office, Marshall University Joan C. Edwards ,School of Medicine Huntington, WV 25701-3656 USA

Mission Statement

The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine is a community-based, Veterans Affairs affiliated medical school dedicated to providing high quality medical education and postgraduate training programs to foster a skilled physician workforce to meet the unique healthcare needs of West Virginia and Central Appalachia. Building upon its medical education foundation, the school seeks to develop centers of excellence in clinical care, including primary care in rural underserved areas, focused and responsive programs of biomedical science graduate study, biomedical and clinical science research, academic scholarship and public service outreach. The School is committed to fulfilling its mission by creating a diverse and inclusive academic community that is sustained in a collegial and nurturing environment of life-long learning.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
4.5%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
52.6%
In-state Acceptance Rate
38.8%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
56.7%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.84%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
21.5%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
336
MD, BS/MD, MD/PhD
37%
5%
75.6%
12.5%

Sex

Females
44%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

No Data Found

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
93%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$158,731

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.75
3.69

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.75
3.66

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.74
3.72

MCAT (median)

All Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
503
126
126
126
127

In-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
503
126
126
126
127

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
503
126
125
126
127

Primary Application Data

Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
0
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
40-60
30
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
10%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
State residents and states bordering WV,
$75
December 15, 2020
  • Please click HERE for the secondary prompts for this school
  • Please click HERE for templates of secondary essays

Interview Data (110 responses)

Interviews Sent
Format
Length
Residents – mid-September; Nonresidents – late December
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

No Data Found

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.

West Virginia University School of Medicine

Introduction

Program
Email
Phone
MD Program
medadmissions@hsc.wvu.edu
(304) 293-2408
Diversity contact (Meshea Poore)
meshea.poore@mail.wvu.edu
(304) 293-3401
Address
West Virginia-Morgantown, WVU School of Medicine, Room 1143, Health Science Center North Morgantown, WV 26506-9100 USA

Mission Statement

The West Virginia University School of Medicine is a connected community of students, teachers, staff, practitioners and researchers who value health and wellness. We support a culture of purpose, accountability, honesty and gratitude that prepares our learners to be resilient and confident as they care for people, conduct research and transform lives.

Acceptance Data

Overall Acceptance Rate
2.3%
Overall Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
21.2%
In-state Acceptance Rate
32.2%
In-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
61.4%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate
0.8%
Out-of-state Acceptance Rate for Interviewed Applicants
8.7%

Enrollment, Degrees and Demographics

Total Current
Degrees Offered
Medically Underserved Population
Black
White
Asian
462
MD, MD/PhD
39%
1.7%
75.8%
15%

Sex

Females
50%

Tuition

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

Participation During PreMed

No Data Found

Percentage of students receiving financial aid?
85%
Average debt owed prior to starting medical school?
$197,999

Selection Factors

GPA (median)

All Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.84
3.82

In-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.86
3.82

Out-of-State Applicants

Overall GPA
Science GPA
3.84
3.78

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
127

Out-of-State Applicants

Total
Physical Sciences
Critical Analysis
Biological Sciences
Social Sciences
510
127
126
128
128

Primary Application Data

Applications Received
0
Invited for an Interview
0
Matriculated
0
Number Waitlisted
% Accepted off Waitlist
60-70
30-40
Applied as disasdvantaged status?
15%

Secondary Application

Required
Sent To
Fee
Deadline
Yes
All
$100
12/15/2020
  • 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
Interviews begin in September
1:2
20 minutes
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

No Data Found

Match List (Last Available Year)

Percentage completing competitive* residency?
22%

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