The School of Medicine at Stony Brook University–SUNY

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.

Please link to:
http://www.stonybrookmedicalcenter.org/som/admissions

Admissions Information

Director of admissions Dr. Jack Fuhrer
Application fee $100
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 October 15 (Begins)
August 16 (Ends)
Students must respond to offer of admission within (weeks) 2
Deferred entrance available Yes
Deposit to hold place in class due at the time of offer
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 3.62
Oldest MCAT considered 2008
Average MCAT scores 10.7 MCAT composite score
11.0 biological
11.0 physical sciences
10.0 verbal reasoning
P writing
Required undergraduate coursework
biology
English
organic chemistry
inorganic (general) chemistry
physics

Combined Degree Programs

Combined degree programs offered M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.B.A., M.D./M.P.H.
Combined college/M.D. program offered Yes
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program 8
Combined college/M.D. program URL http:/​/​www.​stonybrook.​edu/​ugadmissions/​newhonors/​index.​shtml

Medical School Academics

Program Offerings

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

Student/Patient Interaction

How often do first-year students come into contact with patients through the school curriculum? Occasionally
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)? No
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? No

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 1.3:1 – Medium
Full-time faculty 649
Part-time faculty 90
Full-time faculty in basic sciences 113
Part-time faculty in basic sciences 2
Full-time faculty in clinical program 536
Part-time faculty in clinical program 88

2011 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grants

NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) $79.7
NIH-funded grants received by medical school and affiliated hospitals 360
Principal investigators (PIs) 210
Full-time faculty working on NIH research grants 257

Teaching Hospitals

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

Hospitals
Flushing Hospital Peconic Bay Medical Center
NUMC Stony Brook University Hospital
Northport VA – VA Medical Center Winthrop University Hospital

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

Four-year program curriculum
Please link to:
http://www.stonybrookmedicalcenter.org/som/admissions

Medical School Ranking

#57 Best Research
Rank Not Published Best Primary Care

Research Ranking Scores

Score 42
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5) 3.0
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) $79.7
NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands) $122.84

Primary Care Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5) 3.0
Graduates entering primary care specialties (2009-2011 average) 33.9% – Low

Ranking Admission Statistics

Average undergraduate GPA 3.62
MCAT composite score 10.7
Acceptance rate 7.5% – Medium
Full-time faculty-student ratio 1.3:1 – Medium
Total medical school enrollment 511

Medical School Student Body

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 511
In-state students 95.1%
Minority students 44.0%
Underrepresented minority students 12.1%
International students 0.0%
Non-traditional students 52.0%

Medical School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Mary Jean Allen
Financial aid phone (631) 444-2341

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $27,090 (in-state)
Full-time: $53,650 (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,345
Room and board $10,855
Average indebtedness of 2010 graduates who incurred medical school debt $141,282

Financial Aid Availability

Students receiving any financial aid 88%
Students receiving loans 82%
Students receiving grants/scholarships 25%
Students receiving work study 10%

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 obstetrics and gynecology
emergency medicine pediatrics
internal medicine radiology – diagnostic
neurology surgery – general

Primary Care and In-State Residencies

Graduates entering primary care specialties (2009-2011 average) 33.9% – Low
Graduates accepting in-state residencies (2010 and 2011 average) 67.0%