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University of California--San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0602
(858) 534-3880

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://meded.ucsd.edu/
Electronic application: http://meded.ucsd.edu/admissions/

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2005
Application fee: $60
Director of admissions: Brian Zegler
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, mathematics

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 31

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: 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: 5,238 500 290 122
In-state: 3,380 422 253 110
Out-of-state: 1,858 78 37 12
Women: 2,476 230 146 59
Minorities: 2,468 247 138 59
International: 41 0 0 0



Acceptance rate: 5.5%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.73

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 11.2
Verbal reasoning: 10.5
Physical sciences: 11.5
Biological: 11.7
Writing: Q

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 48%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 30%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 5%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 17%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 48%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 30%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 5%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 17%
 



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

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: meded.ucsd.edu/admissions/med-scholar.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)
Please refer to our catalog: http: //meded. ucsd. edu/Catalog/curriculum/application. html;

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