University of Saskatchewan Medicine

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Location

Health Sciences Building
107 Wiggins Road
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Canada

Contacts

Website: https://www.medicine.usask.ca/
Phone: 306-966-8554
Admissions e-mail: med.admissions@usask.ca

Program Information

Curriculum

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
    • 4 years in length
    • 10% of first year spaces are reserved for aboriginal students.
      • International students are not eligible to apply

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  • Joint programs are available:
    • MD/PhD: for more information, click here
    • MD/MBA: for more information, click here

Admission statistics 2016

  • Total number of applicants: 823
    • In province: 203
    • Out of province: 620
  • Total number of interviews given: 278
    • In province: 163
    • Out of province: 115
  • Class size: 100
    • In province: 88
    • Out of province: 12
    • Women: 50 (50%)
    • Average age: 24.5 (Range 21-39)
    • Average grade: 84.71% (Range 75.96%-94.31%)

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Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • 4-year baccalaureate degree must be completed prior to entering Medicine
  • No required Courses

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GPA

  • Saskatchewan residents: minimum of 75% university academic average.
  • Out of province residents: minimum of 83% university academic average.

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MCAT

  • In Province:
    • No minimum score, however cutoff at 24th and 14th percentile for old and new MCAT respectively for an interview invitation.
  • Out of Province:
    • Old MCAT: 30 (≥ 8 in each section in the older MCAT)
    • NEW MCAT: 506 (with section minimums as follows: Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems >127; Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills >127; Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems >126; and Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior >126)
  • Application Fall of 2017 for Entry Fall of 2018: MCAT April 2015 earliest – September 2017

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Supporting Documents

  • Official final transcripts from all universities attended.
  • MCAT Scores
  • Application form (and application fee)
  • Out of province students must submit 3 reference letters
    • Referees must be research supervisors or immediate supervisors in a volunteer role or employment capacity.
  • Criminal record check

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Interview

  • 278 applicants were offered an interview invitation in 2016.
  • The 2018 MMI dates are: March 17-18
  • The interview consists of two minutes to prepare to a given scenario and then eight minutes of dialogue with the assigned interviewer.
  • After the interview, the interviewer will take 2 minutes to assess the candidate while they move on to the next station.
  • MMI: This pattern is repeated through a circuit of 10 stations at the U of S, taking 100 – 120 minutes

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Evaluation

  • Saskatchewan residents and AAP applicants
    • 30% UAA: 20% MCAT: 50% MMI = Admission rank number (ARN) determines ranking for offers of admission
  • Out-of-Province residents
    • 100% MMI for those invited to an interview.

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Timeline 2017-2018

  • August 2017: Application open
  • Oct 1, 2017: Deadline to apply (4PM Saskatoon Time)

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • First year tuition (Canadian students): $16,642.00

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