Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School

Brown University, abbreviated as BU by Abbreviationfinder, is one of the top-ranked U.S. medical schools located in Providence, RI. Keep reading to see admissions application information including average GRE scores, admissions selection factors and dual degree programs of Brown University.

97 Waterman Street, Box G-A212
Providence, RI 02912-9706
(401) 863-2149
Map of Providence, RI

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://bms.brown.edu
Electronic application: http://bms.brown.edu/admissions/applications

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2003
Application fee: $95
Director of admissions: Kathleen A. Baer
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, behavioral science, calculus, 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: January 1
-Latest date: August 18

Applicant’s response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Maximum time in weeks: 3 weeks
-Does the school consider requests for deferred entrance? Yes
-Deposit to hold place in class: None
-Deposit due: N/A
-Deposit refundable prior to: N/A
-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: 5,363 277 226 91
In-state: 103 19 18 12
Out-of-state: 5,260 258 208 79
Women: 2,715 118 121 45
Minorities: 2,457 91 100 45
International: 405 15 8 4

Acceptance rate: 4.2%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.62

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 11.3
Verbal reasoning: 10.6
Physical sciences: 11.6
Biological: 11.8
Writing: Q

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 40%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 13%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 42%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 5%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 40%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 13%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 42%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 5%

Combined Degree Programs
Combined degree programs offered: M.D./Ph.D., 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: bms.brown.edu/plme/

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)
Selection criteria are academic achievement, faculty evaluations, and evidence of maturity, leadership, integrity, and compassion. Eligible candidates present a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3. 00 (4. 00 scale) in undergraduate courses. Applicants must complete baccalaureate degree requirements before entry into medical school.