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Location

450 Serra Mall
Standford, California 94305
United States of America

Contacts

Website: http://med.stanford.edu/
Phone: (650) 723-6861
Admissions e-mail: mdadmissions@stanford.edu
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Program Information

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
    • 4 years in length
  • Joint programs are also available:
    • MD/PhD: For more information click, here
    • MD/MPH: For more information click, here
    • MD/MS: For more information click, here
    • MD/MBA: For more information click, here
    • MD/JD: For more information click, here
    • MD/MPP: For more information click, here

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Curriculum

The program is split into two major components:

  • Pre-Clerkships
    • Foundations
    • Practice of Medicine
    • Human health and disease
  • Clerkships
    • Medicine
    • Surgery
    • Electives

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Admission statistics

  • Total number of applicants in 2013: 6810
  • Applicants Accepted 2013: 189
  • Applicants interviewed 2013: 451
  • Class size in 2013: 90
  • International students are eligible to apply
  • No updated information on admission statistics (from 2013)

Admission Requirements

  • U.S. permanent residents:
    • Managed similar as U.S. citizens for purpose of admissions
  • International students:
    • Must have studied one year at an accredited university or college in the United States, United Kingdom, or Canada prior to applying for admission
    • Are treated equally in the admission process
    • Must prove sufficient funds to meet one year of expenses while studying

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Course and Degree Requirements

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree at an accredited university or college
  • No Required Courses, but there are recommended courses:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Behavioral and Social Sciences
    • Calculus / Mathematics
    • Physical Chemistry
    • Biochemistry
    • Laboratory or Field Experiments
    • English Communication skills
    • Knowledge of a modern foreign language (specifically Spanish or an Asian language)

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GPA

Following data from 2012-2013 admission statistics

  • Overall Median GPA : 3.77
  • Science Median GPA: 3.79
  • No updated information available (from 2013)

MCAT

  • MCAT scores are required
  • All applicants must take exam no later than September before year of intended entry
  • MCAT scores older than 4 years from year of matriculation will not be accepted

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Supporting Documents

  • Stanford Supplemental Application: includes essay questions about personal background and professional interests of the applicant (invitations sent in late July via e-mail and regular mail)
  • Letters of evaluation from three to six individuals who know the applicant well and can evaluate his/her performance in those areas that are most relevant to application - Preferred that letters of recommendation are not sent until after the receipt of the AMCAS application and the invitation to submit a Stanford Supplemental Application
  • Additional information may be accepted only after an applicant has been invited to an interview
  • Follows same guidelines as all AMCAS applications
    • For more information, please visit AMCAS website here

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Technical Standards

These are the non-academic requirements for each applicant:

  • Observation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Motor function
  • Intellectual, conceptual, integrative, and quantitative abilities
  • Behavioral and Social attributes
  • Ethical and legal standards

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Interview

  • Interview invitations will be sent out in July and continue through the end of April on a rolling basis

Timelines for 2017-2018

  • May 2017: Primary application is available via AMCAS
  • June-October 2017: AMCAS applications are received and Stanford Supplemental Application invitations are sent
  • September 29, 2017: Stanford deadline for submitting the AMCAS application
  • October 20, 2017: Stanford deadline for submitting all application materials
  • July 2017 to April 2018: Applications are reviewed and invitations to interview are sent out
  • January to March 2018: Offers of admission are sent out on three release dates
  • January to July 2018: Applicants submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and other financial need applications
  • April 2018: Admit Weekend for admitted students
  • April 30, 2018: Deadline for all applicants to accept a single offer of MD admission to any institution
  • August 2018: Orientation begins for the entering class
  • Late August 2018: First week of classes

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • 2017-2018 tuition: USD$ 18,743/quarter; reduced tuition: USD$ 3,747/quarter
  • 2017-2018 total on-campus budget: USD$ 29,535/quarter (includes tuition, rent, food, personal expenses, transportation, books and supplies and medical insurance)
  • 2017-2018 total off-campus budget: USD$ 30,865/quarter (includes tuition, rent, food, personal expenses, transportation, books and supplies and medical insurance)

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