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Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Virginia Commonwealth University School of MedicineAddress: PO Box 980565, Richmond, VA 23298-0565
Phone Number: (804) 828-9629
Email: [email protected]

Admissions: Virginia Commonwealth University

Fall 2010 Admissions Information
Director of Admissions Agnes L. Mack
Application fee $80
AMCAS application accepted Yes
Early application deadline 06/01
Application deadline 10/15
Secondary application required Yes
Personal interview required Yes
Regular application acceptance notification begins 10/16
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 at the time of offer
Early decision plan for admission offered Yes
Early decision plan application period begins 06/01
Early decision plan application period ends 07/01
Early decision plan notification date 10/01
Starting month for the class of 2010-2011 August
Fall 2008 Admissions Statistics
Total admissions data 6154 applied, 856 interviewed, 434 were accepted, 192 enrolled
In-state admissions data 824 applied, 408 interviewed, 205 were accepted, 111 enrolled
Out-of-state admissions data 5330 applied, 448 interviewed, 229 were accepted, 81 enrolled
Women's admissions data 2885 applied, 401 interviewed, 200 were accepted, 88 enrolled
Minority admissions data 1535 applied, 179 interviewed, 99 were accepted, 34 enrolled
International admissions data N/A
Fall 2008 GPA and MCAT Scores
Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Oldest MCAT considered 2006
Average MCAT score 10.0
Average biological MCAT score 10.0
Average physical sciences MCAT score 10.0
Average verbal reasoning MCAT score 9.7
Average writing MCAT score P
Undergraduate Majors
Required undergraduate coursework biology, biology/zoology, English, organic chemistry, physics, mathematics, demonstration of writing skills, general chemistry
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in biological science 42.0%
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in physical science 22.0%
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in social sciences/humanities 13.0%
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in other health professions 2.0%
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in mixed disciplines, double majors, and other areas of study 21.0%
Combined Degree Programs
Combined college/M.D. program offered Yes
Combined degree programs offered M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.P.H., M.D./M.H.A.
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program 8
Combined college/M.D. program URL

Tuition & Financial Aid: Virginia Commonwealth University

Financial Aid Contact Information
Financial aid director Dr. Glenda Palmer
Financial aid phone (804) 828-4006
2008-2009 Tuition and Fees
2008-2009 Tuition In-state: $25,644, Out-of-state: $39,281
Required fees $2,176
Room and board $13,400
2008-2009 Financial Aid
Percent of students receiving any financial aid 96%
Percent of students receiving loans 89%
Percent of students receiving grants/scholarships 46%
Percent of students receiving work study 2%
Average indebtedness for 2007 graduates who incurred medical school debt $136,233

Ranking: Virginia Commonwealth University

Research Ranking  
Research score N/A
Research peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.8
Research assessment score by residency directors (5.0 highest) 3.2
Total amount of NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions of dollars) $67.8
2008 NIH research grants per faculty member (in thousands) $57.7
Primary Care Rankings  
Primary care score N/A
Primary-care peer assessment score 2.8
Primary-care assessment score by residency directors 3.1
Average 2006, 2007, and 2008 graduates entering primary-care specialties 41.0%
Ranking Admission Statistics  
Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average MCAT score 10.0
Acceptance rate 7.1%
Full-time faculty / student ratio 1.6
Total medical school enrollment 741
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