SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

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Contacts

Website: http://www.downstate.edu/college_of_medicine/
Phone: 718-270-2446
Admissions e-mail: admissions@downstate.edu

Program Information

Curriculum

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

here

Admission statistics

  • Class size in 2016: 185
    • 59% male
    • 41% female
  • International students are eligible to apply.
    • Minimum of two full time semesters (one academic year) of college study at a CHEA regionally accredited college/university in the United States prior to application is required
    • Note: Admissions preference is given to USA citizens and USA permanent residents. There have been no international students in the entering class for over 20 years

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Admissions Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: At least three years of study toward a baccalaureate degree
  • Required Courses
    • General Biological or Zoology + Lab (8 Credits)
    • General or Inorganic Chemistry + Lab (8 Credits)
    • Organic Chemistry + Lab (8 Credits)
    • General Physics + Lab (8 Credits)
    • English (6 Credits)
  • Recommended Courses
  • Note: Generally, English credits taken abroad are not accepted. For more information, click here
  • Note on AP Credits
    • AP credits will be accepted to satisfy undergraduate requirements if they are accepted by undergraduate college and on transcript, though advanced level courses recommended
  • Recommended Courses
    • Biochemistry strongly recommended
    • Advanced science subjects or college Mathematics (6 Credits)
    • Courses in anatomy, physiology, histology, cell biology, genetics, neuroscience, social sciences, humanities, statistics, biostatistics, sociology and psychology

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GPA

  • Our GPA’s are at or above the national average of applicants entering medical school in the USA

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MCAT

  • Minimum score: NA
    • based on the national data of admitted students
  • All MCAT scores will be considered/The most recent MCAT scores will be considered/The best MCAT scores will be considered
  • The MCAT must be taken before September 9 2017 to qualify for the Fall 2018 application cycle. Scores older than 3 years will not be accepted.
    • Tests must be taken after August 1 2015

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Supporting Documents

  • Application through AMCAS
  • Secondary Application
    • Processing fee of 80 USD
  • Letter of Recommendation from premedical advisor committee
  • OR 2 letters of recommendation from two different professors in different departments
    • One letter must be from a professor in a science department
    • The other should be from a professor in your field of study
    • Letters must be from professors that have had you in their classes and know you well

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Interview

  • Interview invitations will be sent out in August and on a rolling basis
  • Beginning after Labor Day and continue into the first half of the spring semester
    • From Monday-Thursday

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Timeline 2017-2018

  • June 1, 2017: Earliest date to complete an AMCAS application
  • August 1, 2017: Latest date for Early Decision applicants to file an AMCAS application.
  • August 14, 2017: Latest date for Early Decision applicants to have a completed application on file.
  • December 1, 2017: Latest date for applicants to have completed AMCAS application
  • December 1, 2017: M.D./Ph.D Latest Date to complete application with the School of Graduate Studies and the College of Medicine.
  • January 3, 2018 (12 noon): Latest date to have a completed application on file in the Office of Admissions.
  • April 30, 2018: Latest date for accepted applicants to withdraw to qualify for the $100 acceptance deposit refund.
  • May 1, 2018: Latest Date to have a completed MPH application on file with the MPH Program for the June class.
  • May 1, 2018: Latest date to request a deferred acceptance.

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • In-province/domestic students:
    • First year tuition: $20,885 USD/semester
    • $1740 per credit
  • Out-of-province students:
    • First year tuition: $32,580 USD/semester
    • $2715 per credit

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