Medical College of Georgia

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Contacts

Website: http://www.augusta.edu/mcg/
Phone: (706) 721-3186
Admissions e-mail: stdadmin@augusta.edu

Program Information

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • 4 years in length
  • Number of applications for 2016: 3,024
  • Number of students accepted in 2016: 230
  • International students are not eligible to apply.

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Admission Requirements

  • Application through American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) by November 1st.
  • Experiences shadowing physicians and/or volunteering in a clinical setting is recommended.

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Course and Degree Requirements

  • Preference is given to applicants with a baccalaureate degree in an accredited college
  • Minimum requirement is 90 semester hours or 135 quarter hours

Required Courses:

  • Biology: One academic year (6 credits) of general biology or zoology with lab
  • Chemistry:
    • Two academic years of chemistry
    • At least 3 semesters of lab
    • At least one semester must be Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry: at least one semester
  • Physics: One academic year of physics with lab
  • English: One academic year of English
  • Probability or Statistics: may choose biostatistics
  • AP credits are acceptable.

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GPA

  • No required minimum GPA score
  • Average of 2015: 3.72 (3.65 Science)

MCAT

  • No required minimum MCAT score
  • Average of 2015: 30.7
  • MCAT must have been written between January 2014 and September 2016 for this cycle.

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Supporting Documents

  • AMCAS application
  • Official transcripts
  • Residency documentation
  • Required course listings
  • Three letters of recommendation, including:
    • One from the Pre-Health Advisory committee from the undergraduate institution
    • Two personal references preferably one from a physician.

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Interview

  • Interview date: August to February
  • Interview type: two individual, 30-40 minute interview with two different Admissions Committee members

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Timeline 2016-2017

Regular Admission

  • August 1, 2016: Deadline to submit AMCAS application for Early Decision Program
  • August 14, 2016: Deadline to submit supplemental documents for Early Decision Program
  • October 1, 2016: Decisions of Early Decision Program notified by this date
  • November 1, 2016: Deadline to submit AMCAS application for Regular Decision Program
  • November 15, 2016: Deadline to receive official transcripts from US and Canadian post-secondary institutions
  • December 1, 2016: Deadline to submit all supplemental documents
  • August, 2016 - February, 2017: Interview period

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Tuition 2016-2017

  • In-state students:
    • First year tuition: $14,179
    • Mandatory fees: $2,580
  • Out-of-state students:
    • First year tuition: $28,358
    • Mandatory fees: $2,580

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