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Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

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 MCAT, GPA, personal qualities assessed in personal interviews. A national pool is considered, thus state of residence is inconsequential.

Admissions Information

Director of admissions  Dr. David Grier
Application fee  $100
AMCAS application accepted  Yes
AACOMAS application accepted  No
Applications accepted  June 1 (Begins)
November 1 (Ends)
Secondary application required  Yes
Personal interview required  Yes
Regular application acceptance notification  October 15 (Begins)
July 15 (Ends)
Students must respond to offer of admission within (weeks)  2
Deferred entrance available  Yes
Deposit to hold place in class due  at the time of offer
Early decision plan offered  Yes
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  3.60
Oldest MCAT considered  2011
Median MCAT Scores  31 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
organic chemistry general chemistry

Combined Degree Programs

Combined degree programs offered  M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.S., M.D./M.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 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.)

Services
expanded-hour gym access
professional counseling
religious support

Faculty

Full-time faculty-student ratio  2.4:1
Full-time faculty  1,114
Part-time faculty  67
Full-time faculty in basic sciences  235
Part-time faculty in basic sciences  7
Full-time faculty in clinical program  879
Part-time faculty in clinical program  60

2013 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grants

NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)  $119.3
NIH-funded grants received by medical school and affiliated hospitals  225
Principal investigators (PIs)  145
Full-time faculty working on NIH research grants  N/A

Teaching Hospitals

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

Hospitals
Forsyth Medical Center
North Carolina Baptist Hospital

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

Four-year program curriculum

WFSM education values self-inquiry, collaboration, curiosity, & leadership. It is a transformational, supportive experience that develops physicians who set the standard for compassionate, collaborative care; lead the way in socially responsible healthcare & biomedical sciences locally, nationally, globally; who learn, discover, & apply innovative state-of-the-art knowledge & skills.

United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE)

Step 1: Number of students examined  118
Step 1: Percent passing  99%
Step 1: Average score  228
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Number of students examined  137
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Percent passing  99%
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Average score  243

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  47
Peer assessment score (out of 5)  3.2
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)  3.6
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)  $119.3
NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands)  $107.05

Primary Care Ranking Scores

Score  54
Peer assessment score (out of 5)  3.0
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)  3.6
Graduates entering primary care specialties (2011-2013 average)  40.0%

Ranking Admission Statistics

Median undergraduate GPA  3.60
MCAT total score  31
Acceptance rate  3.8%
Full-time faculty-student ratio  2.4:1
Total medical school enrollment  469

* Medical School Ranking details based on 2013 data

Medical School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director  Melissa Stevens
Financial aid phone  (336) 716-2889

Expenses

Tuition

Full-time: $46,484

Required fees  $1,788
Room and board  $23,758
Average indebtedness of 2012 graduates who incurred medical school debt  $147,028

Financial Aid Availability

Students receiving any financial aid  89%
Students receiving loans  76%
Students receiving grants/scholarships  44%
Students receiving work study  0%

 

 

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