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Rush University

600 S. Paulina Street
Chicago, IL 60612


Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.rushu.rush.edu/medcol/
Electronic application: http://www.aamc.org

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2004
Application fee: $70
Director of admissions: Jill Porter
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 16
     -Latest date: N/A

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: $100
     -Deposit due: N/A
     -Deposit refundable prior to: May 15
     -Starting month for the class of 2007-2008: September

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: 4,632 401 276 140
In-state: 1,352 249 187 100
Out-of-state: 3,280 152 89 40
Women: 2,179 206 157 74
Minorities: 1,610 166 111 68
International: 0 0 0 0



Acceptance rate: 6.0%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.63

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.1
Verbal reasoning: 9.9
Physical sciences: 10.1
Biological: 10.4
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 55%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 30%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 10%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 2%
Mixed disciplines and other: 3%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 55%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 30%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 10%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 2%
Mixed disciplines and other: 3%
 



Combined Degree Programs
Combined degree programs offered: M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.S.

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)
Admission Requirements: US citizen or permanent residency (preference given to Illinois residents); 90 semester hours undergraduate study prior to matriculation, including 8 hours biology, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry (or 4 hours of biochemistry) & physics; survey courses in the sciences do not qualify; the MCAT exam must be taken by the end of the year preceding the entering class year.

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