Eastern Virginia Medical School Admissions Statistics and Rankings

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.

EVMS requires academic excellence of those students admitted to the medical school. Academic ability is gauged by performance in undergraduate courses and scores on the MCAT. Applicants must demonstrate an understanding of the role of the physician, and an appreciation for the interactive and caring nature of the practitioner. Preference to applicants from Virginia, especially Hampton Roads.

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Admissions Information

Director of admissions Susan L. Castora
Application fee $100
AMCAS application accepted Yes
Applications accepted June 1 (Begins)
November 15 Application deadline
Secondary application required Yes
Personal interview required Yes
Regular application acceptance notification October 15 (Begins)
August 20 (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

N/A

MCAT Scores, GPA, and Coursework Requirements

Average undergraduate GPA 3.51
Oldest MCAT considered 2011
Average MCAT scores 10.2 MCAT composite score
10.7 biological
10.2 physical sciences
9.8 verbal reasoning
Required undergraduate coursework
biology
organic chemistry
inorganic (general) chemistry
physics

Combined Degree Programs

Combined degree programs offered 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 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? Very 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

Faculty

Full-time faculty-student ratio 0.8:1 – Low
Full-time faculty 384
Part-time faculty 23
Full-time faculty in basic sciences 46
Part-time faculty in basic sciences 2
Full-time faculty in clinical program 338
Part-time faculty in clinical program 21

2011 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grants

NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) $4.7
NIH-funded grants received by medical school and affiliated hospitals N/A
Principal investigators (PIs) N/A
Full-time faculty working on NIH research grants N/A

Teaching Hospitals

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

Hospitals
Naval Medical Center The Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Portsmouth
Hampton
VA
Sentara Leigh Hospital VA
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

Four-year program curriculum
Provides firm foundation in medical sciences and clinical skills. Stresses skilled communication with patients and colleagues. Teaches use of best available evidence to solve medical problems. Cultivates life-long learning. Develops appreciation for the profession’s social and economic responsiblities.Emphasizes community service, human values, altruism, duty, collaboration, and professionalism

Medical School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Research
#63 Best Primary Care

Research Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.3
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) $4.7
NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands) $12.13

Primary Care Ranking Scores

Score 58
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.9
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5) 3.0
Graduates entering primary care specialties (2009-2011 average) 44.7% – Medium

Ranking Admission Statistics

Average undergraduate GPA 3.51
MCAT composite score 10.2
Acceptance rate 6.7% – Medium
Full-time faculty-student ratio 0.8:1 – Low
Total medical school enrollment 500

Medical School Student Body

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 500
In-state students 58.6%
Minority students 34.2%
Underrepresented minority students 9.6%
International students 1.0%
Non-traditional students 69.0%

Medical School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Margaret Murphy
Financial aid phone (757) 446-5814

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $28,820 (in-state)
Full-time: $55,276 (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,421
Room and board $13,145
Average indebtedness of 2010 graduates who incurred medical school debt $163,065

Financial Aid Availability

Students receiving any financial aid 81%
Students receiving loans 79%
Students receiving grants/scholarships 51%
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 pediatrics
emergency medicine psychiatry
internal medicine radiology – diagnostic
obstetrics and gynecology surgery – general
otolaryngology

Primary Care and In-State Residencies

Graduates entering primary care specialties (2009-2011 average) 44.7% – Medium
Graduates accepting in-state residencies (2010 and 2011 average) 38.0%

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