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Location

Houston, Texas

Contacts

Website: https://www.bcm.edu/education/schools/medical-school
Phone: (713) 798-4842
Admissions e-mail: admissions@bcm.edu
Office of Admissions: Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Rm. N104 MS BCM 110
Houston, TX 77030

Program Information

Curriculum

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
  • 4 years in length
  • Joint programs are available. Descriptions can be found here

Admission statistics

  • Class size in 2013: 188 (140 in-province, 58 out-of-province)
  • International students are not eligible to apply

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Admissions Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: 90 undergraduate semester hours; baccalaureate preferred but not required
  • Required Courses
    • Math (3-4 semester hours) - Biostatistics preferred, but any course with quantitative math. Statistics, physics, calculus are satisfactory.
    • Expository Writing (3-4 semester hours)
    • Humanities-Social/Behavioral Sciences (12 semester hours) Examples: psychology, sociology, anthropology, foreign languages, ethics, philosophy, theology, literature, art history
    • Organic Chemistry (2 semesters; 6-8 semester hours) - lab is NOT required
    • Biochemistry (3-4 semester hours) - lab is NOT required
    • Advanced Biology (3-4 semester hours) - lab is NOT required. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: genetics, cell/molecular biology
    • RECOMMENDED: Spanish

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GPA

  • Minimum grade/GPA: None
  • Average grade/GPA of admitted applicants in 2017: 3.88

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MCAT

  • Average score of admitted applicants in 2017: 35, or new 2015 MCAT total score of 315
  • The most recent MCAT scores will be considered
  • The MCAT must be taken before September 2014 to qualify for the 2018 application cycle.
  • Baylor accepts the old MCAT exam score.

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Supporting Documents

  • Letters of Recommendation
    • From Chair of Premedical Advisory Committee, premedical advisor, coordinator, or person in charge of advising; OR
    • Evaluations from minimum 3 individuals (4 maximum) who are qualified to evaluate you personally and academically
    • Letters must be current from the calendar year preceding proposed enrollment
    • Letters must be submitted through AMCAS
    • If you're no longer an undergraduate student and now a graduate student
      • Letter from graduate advisor or major professor; OR
      • Letter from chairperson of your major department
    • If you have not attended college or university for more than 1 year
      • Letter from your immediate supervisor
    • Second and third letters must be from current or former professors
    • All letters must be less than 1 year old
    • Deadline to receive letters is Dec. 1.
    • M.D./Ph.D. applicants must provide a minimum of 1 additional letter of reference from research mentor(s) addressing your potential as an investigator.
    • Deadline for M.D./Ph.D. applicants is Nov. 1.

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Interview

  • Interview dates for 2017-2018: September to February
  • Conducted by the Admissions Committee

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Timeline 2013-2014

  • AMCAS application can be electronically accessed by prospective applicants: May 2017
  • AMCAS application deadline: Nov. 1, 2017
  • Supplemental application and payment deadline: M.D. only - Dec. 1. M.D./Ph.D. - Nov 1
  • Interview dates: Aug. 2017 - Feb. 2018
  • Notification of Acceptance: Oct. 2017 - Jun. 2018
  • Deadline to accept admission: Apr. 30
    • Deposit of $300 to hold space in class: Apr. 30
  • Medical school starts: Jul. 2018

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Tuition 2013-2014

  • In-province/domestic students:
    • First year tuition: $6,550
    • Total first year fees: $29,298
  • Out-of-province/non-domestic students:
    • First year tuition: $19,650
    • Total first year fees: $42,398

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