Ohio State University College of Medicine

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

200 Meiling Hall, 370 W. Ninth Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1238
(614) 292-7137

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://medicine.osu.edu
Electronic application: http://www.aamc.org/stuapps/start.htm

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 07/01
Application deadline: 12/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2005
Application fee: $60
Director of admissions: Lorna J. Kenyon
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, biology/zoology, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics, 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 16
-Latest date: August 13

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: 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)? 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: 4,141 668 370 211
In-state: 1,070 282 168 115
Out-of-state: 3,071 386 202 96
Women: 1,698 253 159 96
Minorities: 1,234 164 108 65
International: 97 0 0 0

Acceptance rate: 8.9%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.72

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.8
Verbal reasoning: 10.4
Physical sciences: 11.0
Biological: 11.1
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 49%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 26%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 9%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 4%
Mixed disciplines and other: 12%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 49%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 26%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 9%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 4%
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., 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: 7 years
Web site for combined college/M.D. program: medicine.osu.edu/futurestudents/eap.cfm

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)
Applicants are evaluated on: undergrad academic performance/MCAT/participation in health-related experiences/research/faculty references/personal interview. Competitive apps demonstrate skills in: independent thinking/decision-making/active involvement in community/leadership roles. The College seeks self-motivated compassionate apps who embody high ethical standards, honesty, concern for others.