West Virginia University School of Medicine

By | January 13, 2023

Here we focus on key data about West Virginia University School of Medicine, including admissions profiles such as application fee, admissions decision dates, admissions statistics such as average MCAT/GPA scores, undergraduate majors, and national ranking information of West Virginia University School of Medicine. Also covers in-state and out-of-state tuitions as well as scholarship and grant opportunities offered by West Virginia University School of Medicine. See West Virginia federal school codes.

Address: 1 Medical Center Drive Morgantown, WV 26506-9111
Phone Number: (304) 293-2408
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/som/students
Acronym & Abbreviation: https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/acronyms/wvu_west-virginia-university.html

Admissions: West Virginia University

Fall 2020 Admissions Information
Director of Admissions Dr. G. Anne Cather
Application fee $100
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 08/01
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 08/01
Early decision plan notification date 10/01
Starting month for the class of 2020-2021 August
Fall 2018 Admissions Statistics
Total admissions data 2979 applied, 410 interviewed, 186 were accepted, 110 enrolled
In-state admissions data 217 applied, 140 interviewed, 86 were accepted, 66 enrolled
Out-of-state admissions data 2762 applied, 270 interviewed, 100 were accepted, 44 enrolled
Women’s admissions data 1250 applied, 175 interviewed, 84 were accepted, 49 enrolled
Minority admissions data 677 applied, 83 interviewed, 21 were accepted, 14 enrolled
International admissions data 0 applied, 0 interviewed, 0 were accepted, 0 enrolled
Fall 2018 GPA and MCAT Scores
Average undergraduate GPA 3.74
Oldest MCAT considered 2007
Average MCAT score 9.5
Average biological MCAT score 9.9
Average physical sciences MCAT score 9.5
Average verbal reasoning MCAT score 9.1
Average writing MCAT score O
Undergraduate Majors
Required undergraduate coursework biology/zoology, English, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics, behavioral science, social sciences, general chemistry
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in biological science 53.0%
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in physical science 30.0%
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in social sciences/humanities 10.0%
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in other health professions 7.0%
Percent of entering class with undergraduate major in mixed disciplines, double majors, and other areas of study 0.0%
Combined Degree Programs
Combined college/M.D. program offered No
Combined degree programs offered M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.P.H.
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program N/A
Combined college/M.D. program URL N/A

Tuition & Financial Aid: West Virginia University

Financial Aid Contact Information
Financial aid director Candance L. Frazier
Financial aid phone (304) 293-3706
2018-2019 Tuition and Fees
2018-2019 Tuition In-state: $19,024, Out-of-state: $42,820
Required fees $1,140
Room and board $8,532
2018-2019 Financial Aid
Percent of students receiving any financial aid 93%
Percent of students receiving loans 83%
Percent of students receiving grants/scholarships 50%
Percent of students receiving work study 0%
Average indebtedness for 2007 graduates who incurred medical school debt $126,739

Ranking: West Virginia University

Research Ranking
Research score N/A
Research peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.4
Research assessment score by residency directors (5.0 highest) 2.7
Total amount of NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions of dollars) $15.1
2018 NIH research grants per faculty member (in thousands) $23.6
Primary Care Rankings
Primary care score 52
Primary-care peer assessment score 2.8
Primary-care assessment score by residency directors 3.0
Average 2016, 2017, and 2018 graduates entering primary-care specialties 49.0%
Ranking Admission Statistics
Average undergraduate GPA 3.74
Average MCAT score 9.5
Acceptance rate 6.2%
Full-time faculty / student ratio 1.5
Total medical school enrollment 432

West Virginia University School of Medicine