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Contacts

Website: http://www.med.wisc.edu/
Phone: (608) 263-4925
Admissions e-mail: medadmissions@med.wisc.edu

Program Information

Curriculum

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

Admission statistics

  • Total number of applicants in 2013: over 5,000
  • Applicants interviewed 2013: 500-600
  • Class size in 2013: 175
  • A maximum of 20-25% of spaces are offered for out-of-state applicants
  • International students are not eligible to apply

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Admissions Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: Bachelor's degree
  • Required Courses
    • General biology with lab (1 semester)
    • Advanced biology (1 semester)
    • General chemistry with lab (2 semester)
    • Organic chemistry (1 semester)
    • Biochemistry (1 semester)
    • Physics with lab (2 semester)
    • Statistics (1 semester)
  • Recommended Courses
    • Calculus (1 semester)

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GPA

  • Average grade/GPA of admitted applicants in 2013: 3.76

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MCAT

  • Average score of admitted applicants in 2013: 32
  • Multiple MCAT scores may be viewed differently by different committee members
  • The MCAT must be taken before September 12, 2013) to qualify for this application cycle. Scores older than 2010 will not be accepted.

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Supporting Documents

  • AMCAS application
  • Secondary application
  • Letters or recommendation
    • One committee letter and one individual letter from a nonacademic source (someone other than a faculty or family member or personal friend), or
    • One letter packet: This packet should include letters from three faculty members and a letter from a nonacademic source (someone other than a faculty or family member or personal friend), or
    • Four individual letters: three academic letters of recommendation from faculty members and a fourth nonacademic letter from someone other than a faculty or family member or personal friend.

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Evaluation criteria

  • The Admissions Committee performs a holistic review of all applicants by which balanced consideration is given to the multiple ways in which applicants may prepare for and demonstrate suitability as medical students and future physicians
  • Applicants are evaluated in the entirety of their background, personal qualities, academic preparation, and life experiences.

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Interview

  • Interview invitations will be sent out on a rolling basis
  • Interview dates for 2013-2014: September 20, 2013 to February 2014

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Timeline 2013-2014

  • May 8, 2013: AMCAS application available
  • June 4, 2013: Earliest date to submit AMCAS application
  • September 12, 2013: Last MCAT test date for 2014 application consideration
  • November 1, 2013: Last date to submit AMCAS application
  • December 1, 2013: Secondary application deadline

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Tuition 2013-2014

  • In-province/domestic students:
    • First year tuition: $24,919
    • Total first year fees: $46,274
  • Out-of-province/non-domestic students:
    • First year tuition: $34,815
    • Total first year fees: $56,170

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