The Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University

Medical School Admissions

Admissions Information

Director of admissions Noreen Kerrigan
Application fee $120
AMCAS application accepted Yes
Applications accepted June 1 (Begins)
November 1 Application deadline
Secondary application required Yes
Personal interview required Yes
Regular application acceptance notification January 15 (Begins)
June 3 (Ends)
Students must respond to offer of admission within (weeks) 2
Deferred entrance available Yes
Deposit to hold place in class due by 04/01
Early decision plan offered Yes
Early decision application period June 1 (Begins)
August 1 (Ends)
Early decision plan notification date October 1
Starting month (class of 2013-2014) August

Admissions & Enrollment

MCAT Scores, GPA, and Coursework Requirements

Average undergraduate GPA 3.74
Oldest MCAT considered 2009
Average MCAT scores 10.8 MCAT composite score
11.2 biological
11.0 physical sciences
10.1 verbal reasoning
P writing
Required undergraduate coursework
biology inorganic (general) chemistry
English physics
organic chemistry mathematics

Combined Degree Programs

Combined degree programs offered M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.P.H., M.D./M.S.
Combined college/M.D. program offered No
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program N/A
Combined college/M.D. program URL N/A

Medical School Academics

Program Offerings

AIDS internal medicine
drugs/alcohol abuse pediatrics
family medicine rural medicine
geriatrics women’s health

Student/Patient Interaction

How often do first-year students come into contact with patients through the school curriculum? Frequently
Are there opportunities for first- or second-year students to work in community health clinics? Yes
Do all students spend time with community practicing physicians in community-based, ambulatory settings during the course that teaches basic clinical skills (e.g., history taking/physical diagnosis)? Yes
Do all students spend time with community practicing physicians in community-based, ambulatory settings during an introductory course aimed at introducing students to medical practice? Yes

Stress Relief Services Offered

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

Services
expanded-hour gym access
peer counseling
professional counseling
religious support
support groups

Faculty

Full-time faculty-student ratio 2.7:1 – High
Full-time faculty 2,077
Part-time faculty 220
Full-time faculty in basic sciences 235
Part-time faculty in basic sciences 11
Full-time faculty in clinical program 1,842
Part-time faculty in clinical program 209

2011 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grants

NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) $182.2
NIH-funded grants received by medical school and affiliated hospitals 398
Principal investigators (PIs) 269
Full-time faculty working on NIH research grants 446

Teaching Hospitals

Primary teaching hospitals affiliated with this medical school where clinical teaching or training is carried out.

Hospitals
Beth Israel Medical Center Maimonides Medical Center
Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center Montefiore Medical Center
Jacobi Medical Center North Shore University Hospital
Long Island Jewish Medical Center St. Barnabas Hospital

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

Four-year program curriculum
Years 1 and 2 are interdisciplinary courses (case-based learning in small groups) and “Introduction to Clinical Medicine”. Year 3 consists of clerkship rotations. Year 4 includes ambulatory care, Neurology and a hospital-based sub-internship. Fourth year electives include global health fellowships, and research.

Medical School Ranking

#39 Best Research
#52 Best Primary Care

Research Ranking Scores

Score 51
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.4
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5) 3.5
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) $182.2
NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands) $87.71

Primary Care Ranking Scores

Score 60
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5) 3.2
Graduates entering primary care specialties (2009-2011 average) 43.0% – Medium

Ranking Admission Statistics

Average undergraduate GPA 3.74
MCAT composite score 10.8
Acceptance rate 5.8% – Medium
Full-time faculty-student ratio 2.7:1 – High
Total medical school enrollment 776

Medical School Student Body

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 776
In-state students 59.3%
Minority students 33.8%
Underrepresented minority students 13.9%
International students 2.8%
Non-traditional students 63.0%

Medical School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Damien Jackson
Financial aid phone (718) 862-1813

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $41,585
Required fees $6,415
Room and board $15,000
Average indebtedness of 2010 graduates who incurred medical school debt $133,196

Financial Aid Availability

Students receiving any financial aid 74%
Students receiving loans 65%
Students receiving grants/scholarships 54%
Students receiving work study 0%

Medical School Residency

Residency Program Admissions (Class of 2011)

Graduates admitted to their first-choice residency program N/A
Graduates admitted to one of their top three choices of residency programs N/A
Most popular residency and specialty programs (2010 and 2011 classes)
anesthesiology orthopaedic surgery
emergency medicine pediatrics
internal medicine radiology – diagnostic
obstetrics and gynecology surgery – general
ophthalmology

Primary Care and In-State Residencies

Graduates entering primary care specialties (2009-2011 average) 43.0% – Medium
Graduates accepting in-state residencies (2010 and 2011 average) 57.0%