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University of Iowa (Carver)

200 CMAB
Iowa City, IA 52242-1101
(319) 335-8052

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu
Electronic application: http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/osac/admissions

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2000
Application fee: $60
Director of admissions: Catherine Solow
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, humanities, mathematics, behavioral science, demonstration of writing skills, social sciences, 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 1

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: $50
     -Deposit due: At time of acceptance offer
     -Deposit refundable prior to: June 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: 2,575 594 281 142
In-state: 332 250 119 97
Out-of-state: 2,243 344 162 45
Women: 1,137 260 154 83
Minorities: 799 169 88 38
International: 0 0 0 0



Acceptance rate: 10.9%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.7

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.4
Verbal reasoning: 10.1
Physical sciences: 10.3
Biological: 10.7
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 58%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 8%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 18%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 1%
Mixed disciplines and other: 15%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 58%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 8%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 18%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 1%
Mixed disciplines and other: 15%
 



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? 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)
Applicants must attain a minimum 2. 5 GPA; a bachelor's degree before entrance; and US citizenship or permanent residency. Factors considered: undergraduate academic record; science GPA; MCAT; personal characteristics; on-site interview. Preference given to Iowa residents and outstanding nonresidents. The College is committed to the recruitment, selection and retention of a diverse student body.

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