Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine, abbreviated as TMC by Abbreviationfinder, is one of the top-ranked U.S. medical schools located in Houston, TX. Keep reading to see admissions application information including average GRE scores, admissions selection factors and dual degree programs of Baylor College of Medicine.

1 Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 798-4842
Map of Houston, TX

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.bcm.edu
Electronic application: http://public.bcm.edu/admissions/suppapp.htm

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 07/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2003
Application fee: $70
Director of admissions: Dr. Lloyd H. Michael
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

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: June 1

Applicant’s response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Maximum time in weeks: 0 weeks
-Does the school consider requests for deferred entrance? Yes
-Deposit to hold place in class: $300
-Deposit due: May 15
-Deposit refundable prior to: April 15
-Starting month for the class of 2007-2008: July

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: 4,326 631 275 168
In-state: 1,388 354 174 127
Out-of-state: 2,938 277 101 41
Women: 2,020 271 136 81
Minorities: 2,062 309 144 88
International: 117 13 5 1

Acceptance rate: 6.4%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.8

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 11.3
Verbal reasoning: 10.6
Physical sciences: 11.7
Biological: 11.6
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 44%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 26%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 18%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 12%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 44%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 26%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 18%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 12%

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? Yes
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program: 8 years
Web site for combined college/M.D. program: www.bcm.edu/medschool/baccmd.htm

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)
Most applicants accepted have an overall GPA of 3. 5 or higher. Attention is on the applicant’s course selection, academic challenge imposed by the curriculum, and the extent extracurricular activities/employment limited the opportunity for high academic achievement. Applicants are not required to major in a scientific field and we actively seek individuals with broad educational backgrounds.