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Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

630 W. 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-3595

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.cumc.columbia.edu/dept/ps
Electronic application: http://www.cumc.columbia.edu/dept/ps

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 10/10
Oldest MCAT considered: 2004
Application fee: $75
Director of admissions: Dr. Andrew G. Frantz
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, physics, 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: March 2
     -Latest date: August 24

Applicant's response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
     -Maximum time in weeks: 3 weeks
     -Does the school consider requests for deferred entrance? Yes
     -Deposit to hold place in class: None
     -Deposit due: N/A
     -Deposit refundable prior to: N/A
     -Starting month for the class of 2007-2008: August

Early Decision Plan application period for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
     -Does the school have an Early Decision Plan (EDP)? No
     -EDP application period begins: N/A
     -EDP application period ends: N/A
     -EDP applicants notified by: N/A

Fall 2005 Admissions Statistics

  Applied Interviewed Accepted Enrolled
Total: 6,292 1,272 286 155
In-state: N/A 250 59 44
Out-of-state: N/A 1,022 227 111
Women: N/A 595 135 71
Minorities: N/A 306 76 34
International: N/A 56 8 3



Acceptance rate: 4.5%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.78

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 11.9
Verbal reasoning: 11.2
Physical sciences: 12.1
Biological: 12.1
Writing: Q

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 34%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 32%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 25%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 10%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 34%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 32%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 25%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 10%
 



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

Does the school have a combined college/M.D. program? No
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program: N/A
Web site for combined college/M.D. program: N/A

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)
For recent classes the mean GPA has been 3. 79, and the mean total MCAT score between 35 and 36. Breadth of interests, leadership potential, and participation in extracurricular activities are also looked for. We seek diversity of background, geographical and otherwise. No preference is given to state of residence. Members of underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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