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University of Miami Leonard M. Miller 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.

The UM Miller School of Medicine participates in AMCAS and accepts applications only from U.S. citizens and permanent U.S. residents. Although Florida residents are given preference, since 2001 UM has been recruiting and enrolling non-Floridians in each first year class. For more information on the application process visit http://admissions.med.miami.edu

Admissions Information

Director of admissions  Dr. Richard Weisman
Application fee  $75
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  October 15 (Begins)
August 1 (Ends)
Students must respond to offer of admission within (weeks)  4
Deferred entrance available  Yes
Deposit to hold place in class due  by May 15
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  3.72
Oldest MCAT considered  2011
Median MCAT Scores  32 MCAT total score
10 verbal reasoning
11 physical sciences
11 biological sciences
P writing
Required undergraduate course work
biology inorganic (general) chemistry
biology/zoology physics
English biochemistry
organic chemistry behavioral science

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.
Combined college/M.D. program offered  Yes
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program  7
Combined college/M.D. program URL  http://admissions.med.miami.edu/md-programs/honors-program-in-medicine

* 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?  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
professional counseling
support groups

Faculty

Full-time faculty-student ratio  1.9:1
Full-time faculty  1,397
Part-time faculty  40
Full-time faculty in basic sciences  159
Part-time faculty in basic sciences  2
Full-time faculty in clinical program  1,238
Part-time faculty in clinical program  38

2013 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grants

NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)  $129.4
NIH-funded grants received by medical school and affiliated hospitals  387
Principal investigators (PIs)  228
Full-time faculty working on NIH research grants  433

Teaching Hospitals

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

Hospitals
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute/Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami VA Healthcare System
University of Miami Hospital
University of Miami Hospital and Clinics/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

Four-year program curriculum

The educational mission of the UM Miller School of Medicine is to graduate physicians with the ability and desire to improve the health of all populations by alleviating suffering and eliminating health care disparities through leadership in patient care, research, education, health care administration and the community.
For more, visit:
http://admissions.med.miami.edu/md-programs/general-md

United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE)

Step 1: Number of students examined  147
Step 1: Percent passing  97%
Step 1: Average score  231
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Number of students examined  162
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Percent passing  99%
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Average score  241

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  48
Peer assessment score (out of 5)  3.1
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)  3.5
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)  $129.4
NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands)  $92.61

Primary Care Ranking Scores

Score  N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5)  2.6
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)  3.1
Graduates entering primary care specialties (2011-2013 average)  32.5%

Ranking Admission Statistics

Median undergraduate GPA  3.72
MCAT total score  32
Acceptance rate  4.7%
Full-time faculty-student ratio  1.9:1
Total medical school enrollment  753

* Medical School Ranking details based on 2013 data

Medical School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director  Laura Kasperski
Financial aid phone  (305) 243-6211

Expenses

Tuition

Full-time: $41,168

Required fees  $1,004
Room and board  $26,478
Average indebtedness of 2012 graduates who incurred medical school debt  $171,795

Financial Aid Availability

Students receiving any financial aid  79%
Students receiving loans  70%
Students receiving grants/scholarships  31%
Students receiving work study  0%

 

 

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