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Contacts

Website:http://www.medschool.umaryland.edu/
Phone:410-706-7478
Admissions e-mail:admissions@som.umaryland.edu

Program Information

Curriculum

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

Admission statistics

  • Total number of applicants in 2016: 4740
  • Applicants interviewed 2016: 610
  • Class size in 2016: 161
  • International students are not eligible to apply(Except Canadian students)

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Admissions Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited university/college in the United States or Canada
  • Required Courses
    • Biological Sciences with lab (8 semester hours)
    • Inorganic Chemistry with lab (8 semester hours)
    • Organic Chemistry with lab (8 semester hours)
    • Physics with lab (8 semester hours)
    • English (6 semester hours)
  • Strongly recommended
    • Biochemistry (without lab)
      • May replace the required second semester of Organic Chemistry
    • Writing intensive course in humanities or social sciences may substitute for one semester of English
    • Cellular and Molecular Biology
    • Genetics
    • Statistics
    • The humanities
    • Social and behavioural sciences
  • AP and IB credits may be used to satisfy the requirements
  • No preference is given to applicants majoring in sciences vs non-sciences
  • Preferred that the coursework be taken within 5 years of the date of application

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GPA

  • Minimum: not specified
  • Average accepted GPA in 2016: 3.74 sciences (4.0 scale), 3.79 overall (4.0 scale)

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MCAT

  • Median / Average scores in 2016: 32 (old)/511 (new)
  • Must be taken no later than the fall of the year in which the application is made
  • MCAT test must have been taken within 3 years preceding the expected date of matriculation

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Supporting Documents

  • AMCAS application
  • Secondary application
  • Secondary application fee: $80
  • Letter of recommendation from the Premedical Advisory Committee or from the official Premedical Advisor
    • If no such committee exist, then letters of recommendation must come from 3 of the applicant’s undergraduate faculty (two letters from science faculty and one from non-science faculty)
  • Transcript

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Interview

  • Early decision interviews in mid-September
  • Other interviews occur every Monday and Wednesday from October 1st to March 31st
  • Interviews take place at the School of Medicine’s Baltimore campus
  • Each individual invited to the School of Medicine will undergo two interviews. Interviews are conducted by faculty and students, in a one on one setting.

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Timeline 2017-2018

  • June 1, 2017: Earliest date for filing of AMCAS application
  • Aug 1, 2017: Deadline for Early Decision AMCAS application
  • Aug 31, 2017: Deadline for Early Decision supplementary information
  • Oct 1 - Mar 31: Rolling interviews conducted on Mondays and Wednesdays
  • Oct 1, 2017: Early Decision applicants will be notified of a decision
  • Nov 1, 2017: Deadline for AMCAS application
  • Dec 15, 2017: Secondary application deadline
  • June 15, 2018: Deadline for deferment of matriculation by one year for accepted applicants

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • First year tuition:
    • Resident: $17,488.50
    • Non-resident: $30,938.50

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