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Contacts

Website: : http://weill.cornell.edu/
Phone: (212) 746-1067
Admissions e-mail: wcmc-admissions@med.cornell.edu
Location: New York City, New York, USA

Program Information

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    • 4-year program
  • Joint Programs are available. Descriptions are available here

Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Required courses:
    • Biology (2 semesters) with labs: include molecular biology, cell biology, and genetics
    • Physics (2 semesters) with labs
    • Chemistry (2 semesters) with labs
    • Organic chemistry (1 semester required, 2 recommended) with lab
      • If only one semester is completed, applicant must have an additional advanced biology or chemistry course
    • Writing-intensive courses (2 semesters)
      • One course on the humanities or social sciences
      • One course on English-language literature
  • Students not majoring in the basic sciences should pursue at least an extra two terms in the biological sciences

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GPA

  • minimum grade in any course to fulfill a WCMC admissions requirement is "C."
  • For more information, click here.

MCAT

  • There are no cut-offs for MCAT scores.
  • MCAT must have been written within three years of application

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Supporting Documents

  • AMCAS application
  • Two Letters of Evaluation
    • If your university has a preprofessional advisory committee, you will need to submit a letter from it, or a letter explaining why a letter from this committee could not be obtained.
    • If your university does not have a preprofessional advisory committee, you will need to submit two letters of recommendation.
    • If you have completed any considerable volunteering, work, or research, a letter should be submitted from your supervisor.
  • Supplemental Application Form
    • Received only once the AMCAS application is received by WCMC.
  • Application fee: $100
  • Deadline: October 16

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Evaluation criteria

  • Premedical Curriculum
  • Letters of Evaluation
  • MCAT
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Investigation of the field of medicine
  • Research
  • Character

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Interview

  • Applicants invited to interviews: 700-750
  • Interview invitations will be sent out by emailing on a rolling basis
  • Interview days: Tuesdays, Thursdays
  • Type of interview: Two interviews with members of the Committee on Admissions

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Timeline 2017-2018

  • August 1: AMCAS application due for Early Decision
  • October 16: AMCAS application due for MD applicants
  • November 15: Completed application due for Regular MD program
  • Early March: Class selected
  • April 30: Tuition deposit ($100) to hold a place in the entering class due
  • April 30: Only one medical school acceptance may be held by an applicant
  • June 1: Deadline for accepted students to request deferment

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • Tuition and fees: $55,125
  • First Year Total: $83,530

For more information on tuition, click here
For information on financial aid, click here.

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