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Contacts

Website: http://www.med.umn.edu/#num=content-2054207&id=album-76259

Phone: 612-625-7977

Admissions e-mail: meded@umn.edu

Program Information

Curriculum

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Twin Cities Campus
    • 4-6 years in length
  • Duluth Campus
    • 4 years in length
    • Average class size: 60
  • Joint programs are available. Descriptions can be found here

Admission statistics

  • Total number of applicants in 2013: 3,669
  • Applicants interviewed 2013: 582
  • Class size in 2013: 170 (133 in-province, 37 out-of-province)
  • International students are eligible to apply

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Admissions Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: A baccalaureate degree or graduate degree from a college or university in the United States or Canada
  • Required Courses
    • Biology + lab (1 semester)
    • Chemistry (general or organic) + lab (1 semester)
    • Life Sciences (biology, genetics, biochemistry, physics, etc.) (4 semesters)
    • Humanities or Social Sciences (1 semester)
  • Recommended Courses
    • Biochemistry
    • Ethics
    • Genetics
    • Psychology
    • Statistics
    • Foreign Language
    • Independant learning courses
    • Seminar-type courses involving small group discussions
    • Social and behavioral sciences and humanities

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GPA

  • Minimum grade/GPA: 3.29
  • Average grade/GPA of admitted applicants in 2013: 3.74

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MCAT

  • Minimum score: 29
  • All MCAT scores will be considered/The most recent MCAT scores will be considered/The best MCAT scores will be considered
  • The MCAT Scores older than 3 years will not be accepted.

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Supporting Documents

  • AMCAS primary application
    • MCAT scores
    • Official transripts from registrar of each college or university attended
    • Personal statement
    • Biographical information
  • 3 letters of recommendation
    • Individual letters or one committee packet
    • All letters sent directly to AMCAS letter writing service
    • Letters do not need to be from specific academic faculty
  • Secondary application
    • Sent to applicant to complete after primary application submitted
    • $75 application fee
    • Online application
    • Deadline to submit: January 31st

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Interview

  • Interview dates: August - March
  • Interview with medical school faculty member or a member of the Admissions Committee

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Timeline 2013-2014

  • Applications available between June 1st and November 15th
  • Deadline for AMCAS primary application: November 15th
  • Deadline for supplemental application: January 31st
  • Decision letters
    • Those who interviewed from August - November, will recieve a decision letter by the end of December
    • Those who interviewed from mid-November to March, decision letters will be sent on a monthly basis
  • Early Decision Program
    • Applications available between June 1st and August 1st
    • Deadline: August 1st
    • Be available for interviews in August and early September if selected
    • Must have exceptional academic record and MCAT results

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Tuition 2013-2014

  • Out of state: $37,508
  • In state: $29,975.00

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