You are here: Top Medical Schools > University of Southern California (Keck)

University of Southern California (Keck)

1975 Zonal Avenue, KAM 500
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 442-2552

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.usc.edu/keck
Electronic application: http://www.usc.edu/keck

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2005
Application fee: $90
Director of admissions: Dr. Erin Quinn
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, molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, humanities, 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: November 17

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 1
     -EDP applicants notified by: September 1

Fall 2005 Admissions Statistics

  Applied Interviewed Accepted Enrolled
Total: 6,308 716 383 163
In-state: 3,270 488 259 113
Out-of-state: 3,038 228 124 50
Women: 3,029 368 207 82
Minorities: 2,846 288 156 61
International: 307 14 5 4



Acceptance rate: 6.1%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.6

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.8
Verbal reasoning: 10.0
Physical sciences: 11.1
Biological: 11.0
Writing: Q

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 47%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 21%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 18%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 1%
Mixed disciplines and other: 13%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 47%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 21%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 18%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 1%
Mixed disciplines and other: 13%
 



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.W., M.D./M.S., M.D./M.H.A.

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: www.usc.edu/schools/college/admission/baccalaureatemd

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)
The Keck School of Medicine Admissions Committee views the attributes of each applicant holistically, considering the following: Performance in college; GPA; MCAT; personal characteristics such as communication skills, compassion; empathy; history of leadership, civic service and a commitment to social justice; interest in teaching, research or providing patient care to underserved populations.

Top Articles


 

 

 

 


Copyright 2019 Top Medical Schools All Right Reserved.