Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Wake Forest University, abbreviated as WFU by Abbreviationfinder, is one of the top-ranked U.S. medical schools located in Winston-Salem, NC. Keep reading to see admissions application information including average GRE scores, admissions selection factors and dual degree programs of Wake Forest University.

Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157
(336) 716-4264

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.wfubmc.edu
Electronic application: http://www2.wfubmc.edu/graduate/application.html

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2004
Application fee: $55
Director of admissions: Dr. Lewis H. Nelson, III
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 15
-Latest date: July 31

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 1
-Starting month for the class of 2007-2008: July

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: 6,672 508 257 114
In-state: 624 126 73 45
Out-of-state: 6,048 382 184 69
Women: 3,089 207 108 48
Minorities: N/A N/A N/A N/A
International: N/A N/A N/A N/A

Acceptance rate: 3.9%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.59

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.2
Verbal reasoning: 10.0
Physical sciences: 10.3
Biological: 10.4
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 46%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 23%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 21%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 10%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 46%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 23%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 21%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 10%

Combined Degree Programs
Combined degree programs offered: M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.B.A., M.D./M.S.

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)
The MCAT, GPA, Personal Qualities assessed in the personal interviews. A national pool is considered – so state of residence is inconsequential.