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New York Medical College School of Medicine

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.

NYMC seeks to admit a diverse class, with respect to gender, race, ethnicity, cultural and economic background, and life experience. All applicants are subject to a holistic review. Motivated students from educationally disadvantaged and historically underrepresented backgrounds are actively sought and encouraged to apply.

Admissions Information

Director of admissions  Dr. Fern Juster
Application fee  $110
AMCAS application accepted  Yes
AACOMAS application accepted  No
Applications accepted  June 1 (Begins)
December 15 (Ends)
Secondary application required  Yes
Personal interview required  Yes
Regular application acceptance notification  December 1 (Begins)
August 1 (Ends)
Students must respond to offer of admission within (weeks)  2
Deferred entrance available  Yes
Deposit to hold place in class due  N/A
Early decision plan offered  Yes
Early decision application period  June 1 (Begins)
July 1 (Ends)
Early decision plan notification date  October 1
Starting month (class of 2015-2016)  August

MCAT Scores, GPA, and Course Work Requirements

Median undergraduate GPA  3.57
Oldest MCAT considered  2012
Median MCAT Scores  32 MCAT total score
10 verbal reasoning
11 physical sciences
11 biological sciences
Q writing
Required undergraduate course work
biology inorganic (general) chemistry
English physics
organic chemistry biochemistry

Combined Degree Programs

Combined degree programs offered  M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.P.H.
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

expanded-hour gym access
professional counseling
religious support
support groups


Full-time faculty-student ratio  1.6:1
Full-time faculty  1,254
Part-time faculty  129
Full-time faculty in basic sciences  85
Part-time faculty in basic sciences  2
Full-time faculty in clinical program  1,169
Part-time faculty in clinical program  127

2013 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grants

NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) $7.2
NIH-funded grants received by medical school and affiliated hospitals  20
Principal investigators (PIs)  18
Full-time faculty working on NIH research grants  31

Teaching Hospitals

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

Calvary Hospital Northern Westchester Hospital Center
Greenwich Hospital Norwalk Hospital
Hoboken University Hospital Phelps Memorial Hospital Center
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Richmond University Medical Center
Keller Army Community Hospital St. Joseph's Medical Center
Lenox Hill Hospital St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center
Metropolitan Hospital Center St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester
Montefiore Medical Center - Wakefield Division St. Vincent's Medical Center
Montefiore New Rochelle VA Hudson Valley Healthcare System
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Westchester Medical Center

Curricula Descriptions

Four-year program curriculum

For a description of the New York Medical College School of Medicine curriculum, please visit

United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE)

Step 1: Number of students examined  187
Step 1: Percent passing  98%
Step 1: Average score  229
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Number of students examined  188
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Percent passing  98%
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Average score  237

Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX-USA)

Level 1: Number examined  N/A
Level 1: Mean 3-digit score  N/A
Level 1: Mean 2-digit score  N/A
Level 2-CE: Number examined  N/A
Level 2-CE: Mean 3-digit score  N/A
Level 2-CE: Mean 2-digit score  N/A
Level 3: Number examined  N/A
Level 3: Mean 3-digit score  N/A
Level 3: Mean 2-digit score  N/A

Medical School Ranking

Research Ranking Scores

Score  N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5)  2.2
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)  2.7
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) $7.2
NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands) $5.74

Primary Care Ranking Scores

Score  N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5)  2.3
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)  2.6
Graduates entering primary care specialties (2011-2013 average)  34.5%

Ranking Admission Statistics

Median undergraduate GPA  3.57
MCAT total score  32
Acceptance rate  6.7%
Full-time faculty-student ratio  1.6:1
Total medical school enrollment  809

Medical School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director  Anthony M. Sozzo
Financial aid phone  (914) 594-4491



Full-time: $49,710

Required fees  $2,016
Room and board  $18,240
Average indebtedness of 2012 graduates who incurred medical school debt  $195,000

Financial Aid Availability

Students receiving any financial aid  93%
Students receiving loans  91%
Students receiving grants/scholarships  47%
Students receiving work study  3%


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