Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Michigan State University, abbreviated as MSU by Abbreviationfinder, is one of the top-ranked U.S. medical schools located in East Lansing, MI. Keep reading to see admissions application information including average GRE scores, admissions selection factors and dual degree programs of Michigan State University.

A110 E. Fee Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-9620

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://humanmedicine.msu.edu
Electronic application: N/A

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/15
Oldest MCAT considered: 2004
Application fee: $60
Director of admissions: Dr. Christine L. Shafer
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, humanities, mathematics, 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)? 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: 3,941 356 192 106
In-state: 1,015 240 144 87
Out-of-state: 2,926 116 48 19
Women: 1,775 188 90 57
Minorities: 1,287 148 55 27
International: 222 6 0 0

Acceptance rate: 4.9%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.51

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 9.4
Verbal reasoning: 9.1
Physical sciences: 9.2
Biological: 9.8
Writing: O

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 51%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 18%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 14%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 2%
Mixed disciplines and other: 15%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 51%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 18%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 14%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 2%
Mixed disciplines and other: 15%

Combined Degree Programs
Combined degree programs offered: M.D./M.S., M.D./M.A., 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: mdadmissions.msu.edu/main/msapplication.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)
The college seeks an academically competent class that includes a wide spectrum of personalities, backgrounds, and talents and is reflective of rural and urban Michigan. Non-academic factors are uniquely considered with emphasis on medical/clinical experience, communication, and problem-solving ability/research. Disadvantaged students are welcome. Michigan residents receive preference.