Florida State University College of Medicine 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.

We seek students who have demonstrated a commitment of service to others and we encourage applications from traditional and nontraditional students, as well as students from rural, inner city or other medically underserved areas. An applicant should have completed prerequisite courses in English, biology, chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, and biochemistry.

Florida State University College of Medicine

Admissions Information

Director of admissions Dr. Graham Patrick
Application fee $0
AMCAS application accepted Yes
Applications accepted June 1 (Begins)
December 1 Application deadline
Secondary application required Yes
Personal interview required Yes
Regular application acceptance notification October 15 (Begins)
May 24 (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) May

Admissions & Enrollment

MCAT Scores, GPA, and Coursework Requirements

Average undergraduate GPA 3.70
Oldest MCAT considered 2010
Average MCAT scores 9.3 MCAT composite score
9.9 biological
9.2 physical sciences
8.8 verbal reasoning
O writing
Required undergraduate coursework
biology physics
English biochemistry
organic chemistry mathematics
inorganic (general) chemistry general chemistry

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
support groups

Faculty

Full-time faculty-student ratio 0.3:1 – Low
Full-time faculty 138
Part-time faculty 2,074
Full-time faculty in basic sciences 63
Part-time faculty in basic sciences 57
Full-time faculty in clinical program 75
Part-time faculty in clinical program 2,017

2011 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grants

NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)
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
Archbold Medical Center Martin Memorial Health Systems
Baptist Health Care Naval Hospital of Pensacola
Capital Regional Medical Center Nemours Childrens Clinic
Doctors Hospital of Sarasota Orlando Regional Healthcare
Doctors’ Memorial Hospital Port St. Lucie Hospital
Florida Hospital Sacred Heart Health System
Florida Hospital DeLand Santa Rosa Medical Center
Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System
Halifax Health Systems St. Vincent’s Medical Center
Indian River Medical Center Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare
Jackson Hospital Venice Regional Medical Center
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center West Florida Hospital

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

Four-year program curriculum
In the faculty-scholar model highly skilled, innovative faculty members present a well-structured continuum of education in biomedical, behavioral and clinical sciences utilizing problem-based and small-group learning experiences. Community-based clinical education spans the four-year curriculum, providing access to more than 1,800 of the top physicians in Florida at locations across the state.

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) 2.1
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)
NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands)

Primary Care Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.9
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Graduates entering primary care specialties (2009-2011 average) 41.6% – Medium

Ranking Admission Statistics

Average undergraduate GPA 3.70
MCAT composite score 9.3
Acceptance rate 8.1% – Medium
Full-time faculty-student ratio 0.3:1 – Low
Total medical school enrollment 475

Medical School Student Body

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 475
In-state students 98.7%
Minority students 39.6%
Underrepresented minority students 22.3%
International students 0.0%
Non-traditional students 34.0%

Medical School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Patrena Perry
Financial aid phone (850) 645-7270

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $23,043 (in-state)
Full-time: $68,619 (out-of-state)
Required fees N/A
Room and board $15,104
Average indebtedness of 2010 graduates who incurred medical school debt $140,883

Financial Aid Availability

Students receiving any financial aid N/A
Students receiving loans N/A
Students receiving grants/scholarships N/A
Students receiving work study N/A

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
family practice psychiatry
internal medicine radiology – diagnostic
obstetrics and gynecology surgery – general

Primary Care and In-State Residencies

Graduates entering primary care specialties (2009-2011 average) 41.6% – Medium
Graduates accepting in-state residencies (2010 and 2011 average) 34.5%

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