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Yale University 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.

Yale seeks a diverse class of exceptional students who aspire to careers of leadership in the practice of medicine and the biomedical sciences. No rigid "cut-offs" are used in evaluating candidates. University grades, MCAT scores, medical and research experience, extracurricular activities, and personal qualities are all considered. State of residence and citizenship are not factors.

Admissions Information

Director of admissions  Richard A. Silverman
Application fee  $95
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  March 15 (Begins)
August 30 (Ends)
Students must respond to offer of admission within (weeks)  3
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  August 1 (Begins)
August 31 (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  3.80
Oldest MCAT considered  2011
Median MCAT Scores  37 MCAT total score
11 verbal reasoning
13 physical sciences
12 biological sciences
Q writing
Required undergraduate course work
biology/zoology
organic chemistry
inorganic (general) chemistry
physics
biochemistry

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  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)?  No
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?  No

Stress Relief Services Offered

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

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

Faculty

Full-time faculty-student ratio  3.4:1
Full-time faculty  1,351
Part-time faculty  94
Full-time faculty in basic sciences  217
Part-time faculty in basic sciences  9
Full-time faculty in clinical program  1,134
Part-time faculty in clinical program  85

2013 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grants

NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)  $347.9
NIH-funded grants received by medical school and affiliated hospitals  855
Principal investigators (PIs)  642
Full-time faculty working on NIH research grants  659

Teaching Hospitals

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

Hospitals
Bridgeport Hospital
Waterbury Hospital
West Haven VA Hospital
Yale-New Haven Hospital

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school.)

Four-year program curriculum

The core curriculum is divided into preclinical and clinical years. In the preclinical years the scientific basis of health and disease is presented. In the clinical years students rotate through clerkships, subinternships, electives, and an integrative medicine capstone course. All students complete a thesis, which provides opportunities to explore the leading edge of scientific discovery.

United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE)

Step 1: Number of students examined  102
Step 1: Percent passing  97%
Step 1: Average score  239
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Number of students examined  102
Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge): Percent passing  97%
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 Academics details based on 2013 data

Medical School Ranking

Research Ranking Scores

Score  81
Peer assessment score (out of 5)  4.4
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)  4.2
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions)  $347.9
NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands)  $257.50

Primary Care Ranking Scores

Score  47
Peer assessment score (out of 5)  2.7
Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)  3.6
Graduates entering primary care specialties (2011-2013 average)  30.0%

Ranking Admission Statistics

Median undergraduate GPA  3.80
MCAT total score  37
Acceptance rate  6.0%
Full-time faculty-student ratio  3.4:1
Total medical school enrollment  401

* Medical School Ranking details based on 2013 data

Medical School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director  Susan Gudin
Financial aid phone  (203) 785-2645

Expenses

Tuition

Full-time: $51,480

Required fees  $605
Room and board  $12,730
Average indebtedness of 2012 graduates who incurred medical school debt  $113,001

Financial Aid Availability

Students receiving any financial aid  80%
Students receiving loans  51%
Students receiving grants/scholarships  61%
Students receiving work study  2%

 

 

 

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