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Contacts

Website: http://www.wakehealth.edu/school/
Phone: 336-716-4264
Admissions e-mail: medadmit@wakehealth.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 each year: over 9,000
  • Class size in 2016: 129 (42 in-province, 87 out-of-province)
  • International students are not eligible to apply
    • Applications are accepted only from U.S. citizens and permanent residents as long as the undergraduate, premedical course work has been done in the United States or Canada and the MCAT has been or will be taken

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Admissions Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: at least 90 undergraduate semester
  • Recommended Courses
    • Biology: Introductory biology, molecular/cell biology, genetics, anatomy, physiology, neuroscience
    • Chemistry: Inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry (with or without lab)
    • Physics: Introductory physics
    • Mathematics: Algebra, statistics
    • Psychology: Introductory psychology, behavioral psychology, abnormal psychology
    • Sociology: Introductory sociology, course work with special emphasis on health disparities
    • Humanities: foreign language (especially Spanish), philosophy (especially medical ethics), literature

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GPA

  • Average grade/GPA of admitted applicants in 2016: 3.58

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MCAT

  • Average score of admitted applicants in 2016:
    • Old MCAT: 31.5
    • New MCAT: 508
  • Scores older than 3 years will not be accepted.

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Supporting Documents

  • AMCAS Application
  • Letters of recommendation
    • 1 premed committee report; OR
    • 2 letters of evaluation, at least one from science faculty member
  • Secondary application received via email

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Timeline

  • June 1: AMCAS application opens
  • August 1: Early Decision applications due
  • November 1: AMCAS applications due
    • Secondary applications due 3 weeks from the date the applicant receives the invitation
  • September - March: Interviews

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • First year tuition: $56,022
    • Total first year fees: $82,858

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For information on financial aid, click here

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