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Location

Tuscaloosa
Alabama 35487
United States of America

Contacts

Website: http://www.usahealthsystem.com/com
Phone: 251-460-7176
Fax: 251-460-6278
Admissions e-mail: mscott@southalabama.edu

Program Information

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    • 4 years in length
    • International students are not eligible to apply

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

Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: Minimum 3 years of college of university study in any domain over 90 semester hours, although a Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Required Courses:
    • General Chemistry with Lab: Two semesters or three quarters.
    • General Biology with Lab: Two semesters or three quarters.
    • Mathematics (Calculus is recommended): Two semesters or three quarters.
    • Organic Chemistry with Lab: Two semesters or three quarters.
    • General Physics with Lab: Two semesters or three quarters.
    • Humanities: Two semesters or three quarters.
    • English Composition or Literature: Two semesters or three quarters.
  • Recommended:
    • Biochemistry is highly recommended

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GPA

  • Minimum: 3.6

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MCAT

  • Minimum scores: 70% percentile for out of state
  • The MCAT should be completed the year before the start of the program

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Supporting Documents

  • AMCAS Application Form
  • MCAT scores
  • Secondary Application
  • Letters of Recommendation
    • A composition evaluation preparing by the premedical committee OR
    • 3 Letters of recommendations from faculty members who have taught in sciences AND 2 letters of recommendation from persons who have known and observed you on a personal basis
  • Application Fee $ 75.00

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Interview

  • October 2017 – March 2018 interviews are held.
  • Begins at 8:00 a.m. with an opening session and breakfast.
  • Includes three 30 to 40 minute individual interviews with members of the Admissions and Ad Hoc Committees, followed by lunch with current medical students.
  • Concludes with a tour of one of the USA Hospitals, generally ending by 2:30 p.m.

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Timeline 2017-2018

  • June 1, 2017: Applicants may begin filling the AMCAS form
  • August 1, 2017: Early Decision primary application to AMCAS
  • September 1, 2017: Deadline to return Early Decision secondary application
  • October: Start of interviews
  • November 1. 2017: Deadline to submit primary AMCAS form
  • December 1, 2017: Deadline to submit Secondary Applications and last day of invitations for interviews
  • March 2018: conclusion of interviews
  • April 15, 2018: applicants not accepted will be placed on an alternate list or rejected.
  • April 30, 2018: $100.00 deposit due for accepted students.

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • First year tuition: ~US$ 20 000

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