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Location

San Francisco, California

Contacts

Website: http://meded.ucsf.edu/admissions/
Phone: 415-476-4044
Admissions e-mail: admissions@medsch.ucsf.edu

Program Information

Curriculum

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

Admission statistics 2016

  • Total number of applicants: 8204
  • Applicants interviewed: 512
  • Class size: 149
  • A maximum of 20% of spaces are offered for out-of-state applicants

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Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: Minimum 3 years of undergraduate study in any major. Recommended at least 4 year baccalaureate degree
  • Required Courses
    • General Chemistry (1 year) with labs
    • Organic Chemistry (minimum of two quarters)
    • Physics (1 year) with labs
    • General Biology (1 year) with lab and study of vertebrate zoology
      • Note – courses in vertebrate embryology, genetics, cell physiology, or comparative vertebrate anatomy with labs can satisfy the General Biology requirement
    • AP credits can be used to satisfy General Chemistry and Physics requirements if the credit is verified on your college transcript.
  • Recommended Courses
    • Mathematics
    • Upper-division biological sciences
    • Humanities and English composition

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GPA

  • Typical minimum: 3.20
  • Average overall in 2016: 3.81
  • Average science in 2016: 3.78

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MCAT

  • Average MCAT score percentile ranking of 91
  • The most recent MCAT scores will be considered
  • MCAT must have been written within 3 years of the date applicants plan to enter medical school.

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Supporting Documents

  • AMCAS Application
  • Secondary Application (invitation by email)
    • Supplemental forms and fees
      • $80 for US citizens and permanent residents
      • $100 for international students
  • Applicant’s personal statement
  • 3-5 letters of recommendation, including at least 2 letters from instructors

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For AMCAS application information, click here

Evaluation criteria

  • Both academic and non-academic factors are evaluated

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Interview

  • Interviews are designed to provide a chance for applicants to ask questions, sit-in on a class and meet current students, staff and faculty.
  • About 500 are selected to interview
  • Student housing is available with hosting by current medical students

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Timeline

  • May: Primary application is available via AMCAS.
  • June 4: Applications may be submitted to AMCAS.
  • Early-July: AMCAS begins to forward applications to UCSF.
  • October 15: AMCAS application due - final deadline for UCSF.
  • December - May 15: UCSF has a rolling admissions policy, which means that applicants may be advised of decisions regarding acceptance up until May 15. The date of the application does not determine when a decision will be reached.

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • First Year Tuition and Fees:
    • In-state resident: $39,706
    • Non-resident: $51,951

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For information on financial aid, click here

  • In 2011-2012, 88% of students received some form of financial aid.
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