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Location

1975 Zonal Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90033
United States of America

Contacts

Website: http://keck.usc.edu/
Phone: (323) 442-1100
Email: medadmit@usc.edu

Program Information

Curriculum

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    • 4 years in length
  • Joint programs are also available:
    • MD/MBA: For more information, click here
    • MD/MPH: For more information, click here
    • MD/PhD: For more information, click here

For more information on combined degrees, click here For more information on the MD program, click here

Class of 2021 Profile

  • Class Size: 186
  • Median MCAT at admission: 514
  • Average GPA at admission: 3.7
  • Gender
    • Male: 54%
    • Female: 46%
  • Average age: 24
  • Residence
    • California: 73%
    • Out-of-state: 27%

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Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: Minimum completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • Competency in sciences is recommended for strong application.
  • The Keck medical school has no specific course requirements
    • Recommended courses by AAMC, which can be viewed by clicking here

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GPA

  • Average GPA for class of 2021: 3.7

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MCAT

  • MCAT is required and scores will be accepted from January 1, 2015 to September 30, 2017. All scores received from this time period will be taken into consideration for admission by the committee.
  • Median MCAT for class of 2021: 514

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Supporting Documents

  • Primary Application through AMCAS
  • Supplemental Application sent by the Keck Medical School after submission of AMCAS
    • $100 non refundable application fee
  • 3 letters of recommendation:
    • Committee letter, OR
    • 2 or 3 letters from professors, PI's, or work experience
    • Submitted before December 1st through AMCAS

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Other Requirements

  • Health requirements and technical standards

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Interview

  • Interviews are granted by the Admissions Committee for those individuals who are in serious consideration of acceptance.
  • An invitation will be sent via email from the Admissions Committee.
  • Take place in the Los Angeles area
  • They are scheduled between September 2017 and March 2018.
  • The interview day consists of:
    • Morning welcome
    • One-on-one interview with a faculty member and a current medical student
    • Lunch
    • Tour of the facilities and campus

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Timeline 2017-2018

  • May 2017: Primary application is available via AMCAS
  • June - November 2017: AMCAS applications are received and Keck supplemental applications are sent out.
  • September 30, 2017: Deadline to take MCAT for Fall 2018 admissions.
  • November 1, 2017: AMCAS application closes
  • December 1, 2017: Supplemental application, application fee and letters of recommendation due
  • July 2017 - February 2018: Applications are reviewed. Invitations to interview are sent
  • October 2017 - April 2018: Offers of admission are made on a "rolling" basis
  • January 2018 - July 2018: Applicants submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and other financial need applications
  • April 30, 2018: Deadline for all applicants to accept a single offer of MD admission to any institution
  • August 2018: Orientation begins for entering class.
  • Mid-August 2018: Classes begin.

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • Tuition: USD$ 54,662

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For information on financial aid, click here

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