The School of Medicine at New York Medical College

Medical School Admissions

Admissions Policies and Procedures

Details on the policies, preferences, criteria, factors, and procedures used in the admission process. Data appear as originally submitted by this school.

The College admits a diverse class respecting gender, race and other factors. Students from historically underrepresented backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. No candidate will be denied admission based on race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability. www.nymc.edu/Academics/SchoolOfMedicine/Admissions/SelectionCriteria.html

Admissions Information

Director of admissions Dr. Fern Juster
Application fee $110
AMCAS application accepted Yes
Applications accepted June 1 (Begins)
December 15 Application deadline
Secondary application required Yes
Personal interview required Yes
Regular application acceptance notification November 15 (Begins)
August 1 (Ends)
Students must respond to offer of admission within (weeks) 2
Deferred entrance available Yes
Deposit to hold place in class due by 05/15
Early decision plan offered Yes
Early decision application period July 15 (Begins)
August 31 (Ends)
Early decision plan notification date September 1
Starting month (class of 2013-2014) August

Admissions & Enrollment

MCAT Scores, GPA, and Coursework Requirements

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Oldest MCAT considered 2012
Average MCAT scores 10.3 MCAT composite score
10.9 biological
10.4 physical sciences
9.7 verbal reasoning
Q writing
Required undergraduate coursework
biology inorganic (general) chemistry
English physics
organic chemistry biochemistry

Combined Degree Programs

Combined degree programs offered M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.P.H.
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
professional counseling
religious support
support groups

Faculty

Full-time faculty-student ratio 1.7:1 – Medium
Full-time faculty 1,366
Part-time faculty 138
Full-time faculty in basic sciences 117
Part-time faculty in basic sciences 6
Full-time faculty in clinical program 1,249
Part-time faculty in clinical program 132

2011 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grants

NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) $15.4
NIH-funded grants received by medical school and affiliated hospitals 30
Principal investigators (PIs) 23
Full-time faculty working on NIH research grants 56

Teaching Hospitals

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

Hospitals
Calvary Hospital Norwalk Hospital
Danbury Hospital Phelps Memorial Hospital Center
Greenwich Hospital Richmond University Medical Center
Hoboken University Hospital Soundshore Medical Center
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center St. Joseph’s Medical Center
Keller Army Community Hospital St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center
Lenox Hill Hospital St. Vincent’s Hospital Westchester
Metropolitan Hospital Center St. Vincent’s Medical Center
Montefiore Medical Center – North Division VA Hudson Valley Healthcare System
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Westchester Medical Center
Northern Westchester Hospital Center

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

Four-year program curriculum
For a description of the New York Medical College School of Medicine curriculum, please visit http://www.nymc.edu/Academics/SchoolOfMedicine/UndergraduateMedicalEducation/index.html

Medical School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Research
Rank Not Published Best Primary Care

Research Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.3
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) $15.4
NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands) $11.28

Primary Care Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.3
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Graduates entering primary care specialties (2009-2011 average) 36.9% – Medium

Ranking Admission Statistics

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
MCAT composite score 10.3
Acceptance rate 8.2% – Medium
Full-time faculty-student ratio 1.7:1 – Medium
Total medical school enrollment 792

Medical School Student Body

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 792
In-state students 29.9%
Minority students 41.2%
Underrepresented minority students 12.5%
International students 0.3%
Non-traditional students 69.0%

Medical School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Anthony M. Sozzo
Financial aid phone (914) 594-4491

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $46,496
Required fees $1,266
Room and board $20,666
Average indebtedness of 2010 graduates who incurred medical school debt $182,000

Financial Aid Availability

Students receiving any financial aid 91%
Students receiving loans 90%
Students receiving grants/scholarships 38%
Students receiving work study 3%

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 psychiatry
neurology radiology – diagnostic
obstetrics and gynecology surgery – general

Primary Care and In-State Residencies

Graduates entering primary care specialties (2009-2011 average) 36.9% – Medium
Graduates accepting in-state residencies (2010 and 2011 average) 45.6%