University of Michigan–Ann Arbor 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.

Each applicant will be considered in the pool of the entire group of applicants, and will be assessed on essential attributes and their unique potential to contribute to the educational experience at the Medical School and to the profession of medicine. For detailed information about our admissions process, please visit:
www.med.umich.edu/medschool/admissions/process/

University of Michigan--Ann Arbor Medical School

Admissions Information

Director of admissions Robert Ruiz
Application fee $85
AMCAS application accepted Yes
Applications accepted N/A
Secondary application required Yes
Personal interview required Yes
Regular application acceptance notification N/A
Students must respond to offer of admission within (weeks) 28
Deferred entrance available Yes
Deposit to hold place in class due at the time of offer
Early decision plan offered No
Early decision application period N/A
Early decision plan notification date N/A
Starting month (class of 2013-2014) August

Admissions & Enrollment

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MCAT Scores, GPA, and Coursework Requirements

Average undergraduate GPA 3.78
Oldest MCAT considered 2010
Average MCAT scores 11.7 MCAT composite score
12.2 biological
12.1 physical sciences
10.7 verbal reasoning
Q writing
Required undergraduate coursework
biology physics
English biochemistry
organic chemistry humanities
inorganic (general) chemistry

Combined Degree Programs

Combined degree programs offered M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.B.A., M.D./M.P.H., M.D./J.D., M.D./M.S.W., M.D./M.S., M.D./M.A., M.D./M.H.A.
Combined college/M.D. program offered No
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program N/A
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? 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 3.3:1 – High
Full-time faculty 2,176
Part-time faculty 337
Full-time faculty in basic sciences 239
Part-time faculty in basic sciences 22
Full-time faculty in clinical program 1,937
Part-time faculty in clinical program 315

2011 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grants

NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) $382.1
NIH-funded grants received by medical school and affiliated hospitals 855
Principal investigators (PIs) 589
Full-time faculty working on NIH research grants 945

Teaching Hospitals

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

Hospitals
Center for Forensic Psychiatry St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
Chelsea Community Hospital University of Michigan
Hurley Medical Center VA Medical Center

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

Four-year program curriculum
At the University of Michigan Medical School, medical education begins and ends with patient care. While students will learn about cells, tissues, organ systems and disease through lectures, labs and textbooks, it all comes to life through patient interaction. For detailed information about our innovative curriculum, please visit:
www.med.umich.edu/medschool/admissions/curriculum/

Medical School Ranking

#10 Best Research
#8 Best Primary Care

(6) Ranking by Specialties

#18 in AIDS
#7 in Family medicine
#6 in Geriatrics
#6 in Internal medicine
#14 in Pediatrics
#5 in Women’s Health

Research Ranking Scores

Score 76
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.5
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5) 4.6
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) $382.1
NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands) $175.58

Primary Care Ranking Scores

Score 78
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.4
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5) 4.0
Graduates entering primary care specialties (2009-2011 average) 40.1% – Medium

Ranking Admission Statistics

Average undergraduate GPA 3.78
MCAT composite score 11.7
Acceptance rate 7.9% – Medium
Full-time faculty-student ratio 3.3:1 – High
Total medical school enrollment 652

Medical School Student Body

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 652
In-state students 49.1%
Minority students 35.4%
Underrepresented minority students 11.5%
International students 0.0%
Non-traditional students 49.0%

Medical School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Carmen Colby
Financial aid phone (734) 763-4147

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $28,902 (in-state)
Full-time: $46,226 (out-of-state)
Required fees $194
Room and board $21,477
Average indebtedness of 2010 graduates who incurred medical school debt $123,170

Financial Aid Availability

Students receiving any financial aid 87%
Students receiving loans 78%
Students receiving grants/scholarships 61%
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 ophthalmology
emergency medicine orthopaedic surgery
family practice pediatrics
internal medicine radiology – diagnostic
obstetrics and gynecology surgery – general

Primary Care and In-State Residencies

Graduates entering primary care specialties (2009-2011 average) 40.1% – Medium
Graduates accepting in-state residencies (2010 and 2011 average) 35.0%

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