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UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

185 S. Orange Avenue, PO Box 1709
Newark, NJ 07101-1709
(973) 972-4631

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.njms.umdnj.edu
Electronic application: http://www.aamc.org
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Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 12/01
Oldest MCAT considered: N/A
Application fee: $75
Director of admissions: Mercedes M. Lettman
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, 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: N/A

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 31
     -EDP applicants notified by: October 1

Fall 2005 Admissions Statistics

  Applied Interviewed Accepted Enrolled
Total: 4,331 821 417 170
In-state: 1,142 N/A 336 155
Out-of-state: 3,189 N/A 81 15
Women: 2,248 387 202 75
Minorities: N/A N/A N/A N/A
International: N/A N/A N/A N/A



Acceptance rate: 9.6%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.57

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.0
Verbal reasoning: 9.6
Physical sciences: 10.1
Biological: 10.5
Writing: O

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 56%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 18%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 18%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 2%
Mixed disciplines and other: 6%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 56%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 18%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 18%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 2%
Mixed disciplines and other: 6%
 



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: 7 years
Web site for combined college/M.D. program: NJMS.UMDNJ.edu

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)
Applicants are selected on the basis of academic excellence, leadership qualities, demonstrated compassion, and broad extracurricular experiences. We consider related factors such as passion, perseverance, special aptitudes, and stamina. There is no minimum GPA or MCAT requirement. Intense competition tends to favor those with stronger credentials. Out-of-state residents are encouraged to apply.

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