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Contacts

Website: http://medicine.uconn.edu//
Phone: 860-679-4713
Admissions e-mail: admissions@uchc.edu

Program Information

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    • 4 years in length
  • Joint program available. For more information, click here

Admission Statistics

  • Total number of applicants in 2015: 3,061
  • Class size in 2015: 100

Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: Bachelor's Degree
  • Required Courses
    • Biology or Zoology with Lab (1 year)
    • Chemistry with Lab (2 years)
      • one semester should be Organic Chemistry
    • Physics with Lab (1 year)
    • English (1 year)
      • Courses in composition and literature are strongly recommended

For more information, click here.

GPA

  • Average GPA of admitted applicants in 2015: 3.7

MCAT

  • MCAT must have been written within 3 years of application, and no later than the August exam preceding the expected date of matriculation

Supporting Documents

  • AMCAS application
  • Supplemental application
  • Letters of recommendation
    • a composite recommendation from the premedical advisory committee at the undergraduate school, or
    • at least 3 letters from individuals familiar with the applicant's academic history
    • additional references confirming the applicant's experiences and comments on personality and character traits
  • Transcripts
  • MCAT scores

For more information, click here.

Interview

  • Early Decision interviews: late August - early September
  • Regular Decision: September - March
  • Applicants invited to interviews: approximately 320
  • Interview day: typically 9am - 2:30pm
    • a faculty interview
    • a student interview
    • financial aid information session
    • a tour of the UConn Health
    • lunch with current students

For more information, click here

Timeline

  • June 1: Primary application is available via AMCAS.
  • August 1: Deadline for Early Decision applicants to complete AMCAS application.
  • October 1: Early Decision applicants are notified of their status.
  • November 15: Deadline for submitting AMCAS application.
  • December 31: Deadline for receipt of all materials, including the Supplemental Statement and Letters of Recommendation.
  • August – March: Invitations are sent to applicants selected for interview.
  • October – End of Admissions Cycle: Offers of acceptance are issued on a rolling basis.

Tuition 2016-2017

  • In-state students:
    • Tuition: $34,706
    • Fees: $3,660
    • Total first year fees: $38,366
  • New England students:
    • Tuition: $60,735
    • Fees: $3,660
    • Total first year fees: $64,395
  • Out-of-state students:
    • Tuition: $67,318
    • Fees: $3,660
    • Total first year fees: $70,978

For more information on tuition, click here
For information on admission scholarships and financial aid, click here

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