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Location

UK Medical Center
Lexington, Kentucky
United States of America 40536-0298

Contacts

Website: http://www.mc.uky.edu/medicine/
Phone: (859) 323-6161
Admissions e-mail: kymedap@uky.edu

Program Information

  • Degree offered: M.D
    • 4 years in length
  • Combined Degrees are also available:
    • MD/MBA, more information can be found here
    • MD/MPH, more information can be found here
    • MD/PhD, more information can be found here

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Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Applicants are required to have completed a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university
  • Required Courses:
    • Biology with lab – one full academic year (2 semesters)
    • General Chemistry with lab – one full academic year (2 semesters)
    • Organic Chemistry with lab– one full academic year (2 semesters)
    • Physics with lab– one full academic year (2 semesters)
    • English – one full academic year with emphasis on communication skills (2 semesters)
    • Biochemistry-one semester
  • Recommended Courses:
    • Mathematics
    • Psychology
    • Humanities
  • AP credits for Biology and Chemistry with a score of 4/5 are accepted
  • Ap credits for Physics and English are not accepted

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GPA

  • Average accepted GPA: 3.75

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MCAT

  • The MCAT is required to be taken by each applicant.
  • Only tests taken within two years of the application cycle will be considered for admission.
    • For the 2018 entering class, applications from April 2015 and on will be accepted.
  • Median / Average scores: 32 overall
    • No sub-score below 10

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Supporting Documents

  • Application is done through AMCAS, click here
  • MCAT test scores
  • Letters of recommendation
    • Recommendation process and forms from the premedical committee at your institution
    • Pre-medical advisor evaluation letter along with the AMCAS letter form.
    • Three letters of recommendation from a faculty member in your major area of concentration and at least one of these from a science area.
  • Secondary application
    • Offered to all Kentucky residents and select non-Kentucky residents.
    • Access given upon receipt of AMCAS application.
  • $50 USD (non-refundable)
  • Select candidates are invited to an interview at the College of Medicine building from mid August to march on a two-week rotation basis.

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Timeline 2017-2018

  • Early Decision Candidate
    • August 1, 2017 - AMCAS Application Deadline
    • September 15, 2017 - Secondary Application Deadline
      • Secondary application emails will be sent starting the week of July 20
    • mid August - mid September 2017 – Interviews
    • October 15, 2017 - Admission Action Notification Deadline
  • Regular Candidate
    • November 1, 2017 - AMCAS Application Deadline
    • January 15, 2018 - Secondary Application Deadline
      • Secondary application emails will be sent starting the week of July 20
    • August 16, 2017- March 27, 2018 – Interviews
    • October 15, 2017 - Earliest Date of Admission Action Notification

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • Resident: US$ 42 089.00
    • Including living expenses: US$ 65 089.00
  • Non-Resident: US$ 71 618.00
    • Including living expenses: US$ 94 622.00

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Financial aid is available; please click here

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