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University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineAddress: 401 Scaife Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone Number: (412) 648-9891
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.medschool.pitt.edu

Admissions: University of Pittsburgh

Fall 2010 Admissions Information
Director of Admissions Dr. Beth Piraino
Application fee $85
AMCAS application accepted Yes
Early application deadline 06/01
Application deadline 11/01
Secondary application required Yes
Personal interview required Yes
Regular application acceptance notification begins 10/15
Regular application acceptance notification ends 08/09
Number of weeks within which students must respond to offers of admission 2
Deferred entrance available Yes
Deposit to hold place in class is due by 05/17
Early decision plan for admission offered No
Early decision plan application period begins N/A
Early decision plan application period ends N/A
Early decision plan notification date N/A
Starting month for the class of 2010-2011 August
Fall 2008 Admissions Statistics
Total admissions data 5413 applied, 1031 interviewed, 453 were accepted, 147 enrolled
In-state admissions data 845 applied, 199 interviewed, 99 were accepted, 46 enrolled
Out-of-state admissions data 4568 applied, 832 interviewed, 354 were accepted, 101 enrolled
Women's admissions data 2417 applied, 501 interviewed, 218 were accepted, 59 enrolled
Minority admissions data 2138 applied, 460 interviewed, 182 were accepted, 55 enrolled
International admissions data 38 applied, 0 interviewed, 0 were accepted, 0 enrolled
Fall 2008 GPA and MCAT Scores
Average undergraduate GPA 3.70
Oldest MCAT considered 2006
Average MCAT score 11.6
Average biological MCAT score 11.9
Average physical sciences MCAT score 11.8
Average verbal reasoning MCAT score 10.9
Average writing MCAT score Q
Undergraduate Majors
Required undergraduate coursework biology, English, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics, general chemistry
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in biological science 35.0%
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in physical science 18.0%
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in social sciences/humanities 19.0%
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in other health professions 0.0%
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in mixed disciplines, double majors, and other areas of study 28.0%
Combined Degree Programs
Combined college/M.D. program offered No
Combined degree programs offered M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.P.H., M.D./M.S., M.D./M.A.
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program N/A
Combined college/M.D. program URL N/A

Tuition & Financial Aid: University of Pittsburgh

Financial Aid Contact Information
Financial aid director Pamela J. Rikstad
Financial aid phone (412) 648-9891
2008-2009 Tuition and Fees
2008-2009 Tuition In-state: $36,752, Out-of-state: $40,772
Required fees $734
Room and board $14,500
2008-2009 Financial Aid
Percent of students receiving any financial aid 87%
Percent of students receiving loans 75%
Percent of students receiving grants/scholarships 61%
Percent of students receiving work study 0%
Average indebtedness for 2007 graduates who incurred medical school debt $138,632

Ranking: University of Pittsburgh

Research Ranking  
Research score 69
Research peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.1
Research assessment score by residency directors (5.0 highest) 4.1
Total amount of NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions of dollars) $354.6
2008 NIH research grants per faculty member (in thousands) $172.6
Primary Care Rankings  
Primary care score 67
Primary-care peer assessment score 3.2
Primary-care assessment score by residency directors 3.5
Average 2006, 2007, and 2008 graduates entering primary-care specialties 41.0%
Ranking Admission Statistics  
Average undergraduate GPA 3.70
Average MCAT score 11.6
Acceptance rate 8.4%
Full-time faculty / student ratio 3.6
Total medical school enrollment 577
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