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University of Rochester

601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 706
Rochester, NY 14642
(585) 275-4542

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/smd/
Electronic application: https://admissions.urmc.rochester.edu/studentlogin.cfm

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/15
Oldest MCAT considered: 2004
Application fee: $75
Director of admissions: Patricia Samuelson
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, biology/zoology, English, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics, humanities, 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 11

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)? 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: 3,255 657 281 101
In-state: 843 205 88 37
Out-of-state: 2,412 452 193 64
Women: 1,576 315 142 50
Minorities: 1,513 196 90 29
International: 0 0 0 0



Acceptance rate: 8.6%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.66

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.6
Verbal reasoning: 10.6
Physical sciences: 10.3
Biological: 11.0
Writing: Q MCAT Scores

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 33%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 16%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 16%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 35%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 33%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 16%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 16%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 35%
 



Combined Degree Programs
Combined degree programs offered: M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.B.A., 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: enrollment.rochester.edu/admissions/apply/rems

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)
A strong academic record and good scores on the MCAT are a necessary but not sufficient criteria for admission. In addition, the Admissions Committee looks for evidence of scholarship, leadership, community service, integrity, maturity and excellent interpersonal skills. Rochester seeks students who value human diversity, exhibit a love of learning and appreciate the science and art of medicine.

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