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Baylor College of Medicine

1 Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 798-4842
Map of Houston, TX

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.bcm.edu
Electronic application: http://public.bcm.edu/admissions/suppapp.htm

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 07/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2003
Application fee: $70
Director of admissions: Dr. Lloyd H. Michael
Does this school ask for a secondary application as part of the admissions process? Yes

This school requires undergraduate work in these subjects in order to apply: biology, English, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry

Is a personal interview required for admission? Yes
Are interviews conducted at the medical school? Yes

Acceptance notice to regular application for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
     -Earliest date: October 15
     -Latest date: June 1

Applicant's response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
     -Maximum time in weeks: 0 weeks
     -Does the school consider requests for deferred entrance? Yes
     -Deposit to hold place in class: $300
     -Deposit due: May 15
     -Deposit refundable prior to: April 15
     -Starting month for the class of 2007-2008: July

Early Decision Plan application period for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
     -Does the school have an Early Decision Plan (EDP)? Yes
     -EDP application period begins: June 1
     -EDP application period ends: August 1
     -EDP applicants notified by: October 1

Fall 2005 Admissions Statistics

  Applied Interviewed Accepted Enrolled
Total: 4,326 631 275 168
In-state: 1,388 354 174 127
Out-of-state: 2,938 277 101 41
Women: 2,020 271 136 81
Minorities: 2,062 309 144 88
International: 117 13 5 1



Acceptance rate: 6.4%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.8

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 11.3
Verbal reasoning: 10.6
Physical sciences: 11.7
Biological: 11.6
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 44%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 26%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 18%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 12%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 44%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 26%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 18%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 12%
 



Combined Degree Programs
Combined degree programs offered: M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.B.A., M.D./M.P.H., M.D./J.D.

Does the school have a combined college/M.D. program? Yes
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program: 8 years
Web site for combined college/M.D. program: www.bcm.edu/medschool/baccmd.htm

Selection Factors
Details on the policies, preferences, criteria, factors and procedures used in the M.D. admission process:
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Most applicants accepted have an overall GPA of 3. 5 or higher. Attention is on the applicant's course selection, academic challenge imposed by the curriculum, and the extent extracurricular activities/employment limited the opportunity for high academic achievement. Applicants are not required to major in a scientific field and we actively seek individuals with broad educational backgrounds.

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