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University of Pennsylvania Medical School
University of Pennsylvania Medical School, abbreviated as UPMS by Abbreviationfinder, is one of the top-ranked U.S. medical schools located in Philadelphia, PA. Keep reading to see admissions application information including average GRE scores, admissions selection factors and dual degree programs of University of Pennsylvania Medical School.
237 John Morgan Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6055
(215) 898-8001

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.med.upenn.edu
Electronic application: http://www.med.upenn.edu/admiss/applications.html

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 10/15
Oldest MCAT considered: 2004
Application fee: $80
Director of admissions: Gaye W. Sheffler
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, English, organic chemistry, physics, mathematics, 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: March 17
-Latest date: August 13

Applicant's response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Maximum time in weeks: 8 weeks
-Does the school consider requests for deferred entrance? Yes
-Deposit to hold place in class: $100
-Deposit due: N/A
-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 1
-EDP application period ends: August 1
-EDP applicants notified by: October 1

Fall 2005 Admissions Statistics

Applied Interviewed Accepted Enrolled
Total: 4,966 844 220 151
In-state: 566 128 52 42
Out-of-state: 4,400 716 168 109
Women: 2,384 409 108 72
Minorities: 2,032 309 80 42
International: 155 9 4 2



Acceptance rate: 4.4%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.8

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 11.4
Verbal reasoning: 10.8
Physical sciences: 11.7
Biological: 11.8
Writing: Q

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 51%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 17%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 27%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 5%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 51%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 17%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 27%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 5%



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.

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)
Selection factors include academic excellence, out of class activities, & life experience. Community service, research, letters of recommendation & leadership are valued. Personal qualities of maturity, integrity, ability to work with others, & humanitarian concerns are sought. Diversity is a part of the school mission. Further information can be obtained at the website: www. med. upenn. edu/admiss

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