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University of Florida

Box 100215 UFHSC
Gainesville, FL 32610-0215
(352) 392-4569

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.med.ufl.edu
Electronic application: http://www.aamc.org/amcas

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 12/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2005
Application fee: $30
Director of admissions: Robyn Sheppard
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, biochemistry, 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: 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: $200
     -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)? 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: 2,111 354 208 121
In-state: 1,063 287 181 121
Out-of-state: 1,048 67 27 0
Women: 1,096 159 97 63
Minorities: 830 114 58 33
International: 3 0 0 0



Acceptance rate: 9.9%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.8

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.5
Verbal reasoning: 10.0
Physical sciences: 10.7
Biological: 10.8
Writing: N

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 87%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 7%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 2%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 1%
Mixed disciplines and other: 3%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 87%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 7%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 2%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 1%
Mixed disciplines and other: 3%
 



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., M.D./M.S., M.D./M.A.

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: www.med.ufl.edu/oea/admiss/

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)
Initial selection: GPA, MCAT, no cut-offs. Pre-med course quality, GPA progress, activities affect request for secondary. FL residents favored. Interview: selection based on academics, motivation, grasp of profession, recommendations; evaluates personal strengths, service, research. Admit bright, dedicated, interesting people evidencing integrity, conscientiousness, love of learning, compassion.

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