Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

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

1858 W. Grandview Boulevard
Erie, PA 16509
(814) 866-6641

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.lecom.edu
Electronic application: http://www.aacom.org

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? No
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 03/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2005
Application fee: $50
Director of admissions: Amy Welker
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, physics, molecular and cell biology, humanities, mathematics, behavioral science, 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: September 1
-Latest date: July 30

Applicant’s response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Maximum time in weeks: 4 weeks
-Does the school consider requests for deferred entrance? Yes
-Deposit to hold place in class: $1,500
-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: 5,292 1,259 531 389
In-state: 572 328 182 151
Out-of-state: 4,720 931 349 238
Women: 2,587 447 253 188
Minorities: 598 139 44 164
International: 1 0 0 0

Acceptance rate: 10.0%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.4

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 8.3
Verbal reasoning: 8.4
Physical sciences: 7.7
Biological: 8.5
Writing: N

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 54%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 12%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 6%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 10%
Mixed disciplines and other: 18%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 54%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 12%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 6%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 10%
Mixed disciplines and other: 18%

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

Does the school have a combined college/D.O. program? Yes
Number of years to complete combined college/D.O. program: 7 years
Web site for combined college/D.O. program: www.lecom.edu

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)
LECOM seeks students who will excel in academics, clinical care, research and community service. Successful candidates have GPAs of 3. 3 or higher and MCATs of 24 or higher. LECOM requires a D. O. recommendation showing the applicant has awareness of osteopathic medicine. Working with a physician prepares students for the required interview. LECOM sets no limits on out-of-state resident admissions.