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University of Utah

30 N. 1900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84132-2101
(801) 581-7498

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://uuhsc.utah.edu/som
Electronic application: http://uuhsc.utah.edu/som/admissions/

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 05/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2005
Application fee: $100
Director of admissions: Kathy Doulis
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, demonstration of writing skills, social sciences

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: N/A

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: 1,169 473 134 102
In-state: 422 310 90 75
Out-of-state: 747 163 44 27
Women: 361 114 52 37
Minorities: 305 52 26 16
International: 71 10 4 4



Acceptance rate: 11.5%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.65

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 9.7
Verbal reasoning: 9.5
Physical sciences: 9.4
Biological: 10.1
Writing: O

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 38%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 25%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 10%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 16%
Mixed disciplines and other: 11%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 38%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 25%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 10%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 16%
Mixed disciplines and other: 11%
 



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

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)
We seek the most capable students for a balanced, but heterogeneous group that excels in the art and science of medicine. We are interested in applicants motivation for attending medical school and their understanding of the profession. Ethical behavior, service, compassion, leadership and communication skills are important. We reserve 75 seats in each class for residents of Utah.

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