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Jefferson Medical College

1025 Walnut Street, Room 100
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5083
(215) 955-6983

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.tju.edu
Electronic application: http://www.jefferson.edu

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/15
Oldest MCAT considered: 2004
Application fee: $80
Director of admissions: N/A
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, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics

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: August 5

Applicant's response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
     -Maximum time in weeks: 2 weeks
     -Does the school consider requests for deferred entrance? Yes
     -Deposit to hold place in class: $100
     -Deposit due: At time of acceptance offer
     -Deposit refundable prior to: May 15
     -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)? 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: 7,789 741 501 255
In-state: 1,039 244 169 112
Out-of-state: 6,750 497 332 143
Women: 3,897 394 277 143
Minorities: 3,174 266 200 79
International: 768 N/A 13 6



Acceptance rate: 6.4%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.6

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.2
Verbal reasoning: 10.1
Physical sciences: 10.1
Biological: 10.5
Writing: Q

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 34%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 16%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 21%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 2%
Mixed disciplines and other: 27%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 34%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 16%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 21%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 2%
Mixed disciplines and other: 27%
 



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

Does the school have a combined college/M.D. program? Yes
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program: 6 years
Web site for combined college/M.D. program: www.science.psu.edu/premed/6yrpremedprogram.html

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)
Jefferson's curriculum includes 2 years of basic science followed by 2 years of clinical instruction, including 3rd year rotations in family practice, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, surgery and internal medicine. 4th year includes 16 weeks of electives; surgical sub-specialties, neurology/rehabilitation, 2 sub-internships; advanced basic science and ER/advanced clinical skills.

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