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University of Florida College 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.

Initial selection: GPA, MCAT, activities affect request for secondary. Applications from non-Florida residents are welcomed. Interview: selection based on academics, motivation, grasp of profession, recommendations; evaluates personal strengths, service and scholarship. Admit bright, dedicated, interesting people evidencing integrity, diligence, curiosity, collaboration and compassion.

Admissions Information

Director of admissions  Leila Amiri
Application fee  $30
AMCAS application accepted  Yes
AACOMAS application accepted  No
Applications accepted  June 1 (Begins)
December 1 (Ends)
Secondary application required  Yes
Personal interview required  Yes
Regular application acceptance notification  October 15 (Begins)
August 3 (Ends)
Students must respond to offer of admission within (weeks)  3
Deferred entrance available  Yes
Deposit to hold place in class due  N/A
Early decision plan offered  No
Early decision application period  N/A
Early decision plan notification date  N/A
Starting month (class of 2015-2016)  August

MCAT Scores, GPA, and Course Work Requirements

Median undergraduate GPA  3.80
Oldest MCAT considered  2011
Median MCAT Scores  33 MCAT total score
10 verbal reasoning
11 physical sciences
11 biological sciences
P writing
Required undergraduate course work
organic chemistry
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., M.D./M.A.
Combined college/M.D. program offered  Yes
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program  7
Combined college/M.D. program URL

* Medical School Admissions details based on 2013 data

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.)

expanded-hour gym access
peer counseling
professional counseling
religious support
support groups


Full-time faculty-student ratio  2.5:1
Full-time faculty  1,343
Part-time faculty  181
Full-time faculty in basic sciences  157
Part-time faculty in basic sciences  11
Full-time faculty in clinical program  1,186
Part-time faculty in clinical program  170

2013 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grants

NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)  $111.1
NIH-funded grants received by medical school and affiliated hospitals  428
Principal investigators (PIs)  210
Full-time faculty working on NIH research grants  288

Teaching Hospitals

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

Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center
University of Florida Health Jacksonville
University of Florida Health Shands Hospital

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

Four-year program curriculum

Competency-based curriculum emphasizes early development of clinical skills, professionalism, access to high-quality research track. Competencies provide knowledge, skills and behaviors that all students must master to graduate. Clinical training strengthened by our urban campus in Jacksonville, a VA hospital and rural practices, providing students with broad exposure to a variety of patients.

United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE)

Step 1: Number of students examined  138
Step 1: Percent passing  99%
Step 1: Average score  231
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Number of students examined  129
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Percent passing  99%
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Average score  242

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 Academics details based on 2013 data

Medical School Ranking

Research Ranking Scores

Score  50
Peer assessment score (out of 5)  3.2
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)  3.5
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)  $111.1
NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands)  $82.76

Primary Care Ranking Scores

Score  44
Peer assessment score (out of 5)  2.8
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)  3.3
Graduates entering primary care specialties (2011-2013 average)  32.0%

Ranking Admission Statistics

Median undergraduate GPA  3.80
MCAT total score  33
Acceptance rate  7.3%
Full-time faculty-student ratio  2.5:1
Total medical school enrollment  539

* Medical School Ranking details based on 2013 data

Medical School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director  Eileen Parris
Financial aid phone  (352) 273-7939



Full-time: $32,744 (in-state)
Full-time: $45,000 (out-of-state)

Required fees  $4,022
Room and board  $12,625
Average indebtedness of 2012 graduates who incurred medical school debt  $140,000

Financial Aid Availability

Students receiving any financial aid  81%
Students receiving loans  78%
Students receiving grants/scholarships  76%
Students receiving work study  0%



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