University of Massachusetts, Worcester Chan Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School, abbreviated as UMMS by Abbreviationfinder, is one of the top-ranked U.S. medical schools located in Worcester, MA. Keep reading to see admissions application information including average GRE scores, admissions selection factors and dual degree programs of University of Massachusetts Medical School.

55 Lake Avenue N
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-2323

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.umassmed.edu
Electronic application: http://www.aamc.org/students/amcas/start.htm

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/15
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2004
Application fee: $75
Director of admissions: Dr. John Paraskos
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, English, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics

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: August 15

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 15
-EDP application period ends: August 1
-EDP applicants notified by: October 1

Fall 2005 Admissions Statistics

Applied Interviewed Accepted Enrolled
Total: 762 436 159 103
In-state: 696 425 154 100
Out-of-state: 66 11 5 3
Women: 411 267 94 61
Minorities: N/A N/A N/A N/A
International: 0 0 0 0

Acceptance rate: 20.9%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.58

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.4
Verbal reasoning: 10.4
Physical sciences: 10.2
Biological: 10.7
Writing: Q

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 38%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 15%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 29%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 4%
Mixed disciplines and other: 14%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 38%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 15%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 29%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 4%
Mixed disciplines and other: 14%

Combined Degree Programs
Combined degree programs offered: M.D./Ph.D.

Does the school have a combined college/M.D. program? No
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program: N/A
Web site for combined college/M.D. program: N/A

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)
Factors include in-state residency with the exception of Ph. D. /M. D. Program; content and breadth of scholastic preparation; service/avocation with people in a helping role; diversity (prior educational/professional experience, social or cultural background); communication/interpersonal skills; professional attributes (altruism, compassion); commitment to primary care and service to Massachusetts.