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Wright State University Boonshoft 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 School seeks a student body of diverse social, ethnic, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds. Intellectual ability, dedication to human concerns, altruism, compassion, communication skills, maturity, motivation, leadership, and potential for medical service in an under-served area of Ohio are considered. Non-residents of Ohio are encouraged to apply. 

Admissions Information

Director of admissions  Dr. Gwen Sloas
Application fee  $55
AMCAS application accepted  Yes
AACOMAS application accepted  No
Applications accepted  June 1 (Begins)
October 15 (Ends)
Secondary application required  Yes
Personal interview required  Yes
Regular application acceptance notification  October 15 (Begins)
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)
August 1 (Ends)
Early decision plan notification date  N/A
Starting month (class of 2015-2016)  N/A

MCAT Scores, GPA, and Course Work Requirements

Median undergraduate GPA  3.67
Oldest MCAT considered  2014
Median MCAT Scores  29 MCAT total score
10 verbal reasoning
10 physical sciences
10 biological sciences
Required undergraduate course work
biology physics
English mathematics
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.
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?  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

peer counseling
professional counseling
support groups


Full-time faculty-student ratio  1.0:1
Full-time faculty  414
Part-time faculty  1,245
Full-time faculty in basic sciences  50
Part-time faculty in basic sciences  39
Full-time faculty in clinical program  364
Part-time faculty in clinical program  1,206

2013 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grants

NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)  $5.5
NIH-funded grants received by medical school and affiliated hospitals  14
Principal investigators (PIs)  13
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.

Children's Medical Center Miami Valley Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital and Health Center Veteran Affairs Medical Center
Greene Memorial Hospital Wright-Patterson Medical Center
Kettering Medical Center

Curricula Descriptions

Four-year program curriculum

During the first two years, students are taught in an interdisciplinary fashion. Students have patient contact in the first week. In the 2nd year,8 organ systems are taught. Clinically based enrichment electives are offered as immersion experiences in the first two years. In the 3rd year, students are exposed to the basic disciplines of medicine. The fourth year includes two clerkships electives.

United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE)

Step 1: Number of students examined  104
Step 1: Percent passing  93%
Step 1: Average score  227
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Number of students examined  86
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Percent passing  100%
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Average score  238

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)  2.6
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)  $5.5
NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands)  $13.29

Primary Care Ranking Scores

Score  49
Peer assessment score (out of 5)  2.7
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)  2.9
Graduates entering primary care specialties (2011-2013 average)  49.2%

Ranking Admission Statistics

Median undergraduate GPA  3.67
MCAT total score  29
Acceptance rate  6.4%
Full-time faculty-student ratio  1.0:1
Total medical school enrollment  417

Medical School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director  Michelle Feichtner
Financial aid phone  (937) 775-2934



Full-time: $32,580 (in-state)
Full-time: $49,240 (out-of-state)

Required fees  $3,019
Room and board  $15,884
Average indebtedness of 2012 graduates who incurred medical school debt  $172,628

Financial Aid Availability

Students receiving any financial aid  85%
Students receiving loans  77%
Students receiving grants/scholarships  51%
Students receiving work study  0%



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