SUNY Syracuse

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2004
Application fee: $100
Director of admissions: Jennifer C. Welch
Does this school ask for a secondary application as part of the admissions process? YesThis school requires undergraduate work in these subjects in order to apply: biology, biology/zoology, English, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics, general chemistry

Is a personal interview required for admission? Yes
Are interviews conducted at the medical school? Yes

Acceptance notice to regular application for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Earliest date: October 15
-Latest date: August 23

Applicant’s response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Maximum time in weeks: 2 weeks
-Does the school consider requests for deferred entrance? Yes
-Deposit to hold place in class: $100
-Deposit due: At time of acceptance offer
-Deposit refundable prior to: May 15
-Starting month for the class of 2007-2008: August

Early Decision Plan application period for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Does the school have an Early Decision Plan (EDP)? Yes
-EDP application period begins: August 1
-EDP application period ends: October 1
-EDP applicants notified by: October 1

Fall 2005 Admissions Statistics

Applied
Interviewed
Accepted
Enrolled
Total:
3,763
851
449
151
In-state:
1,943
537
290
95
Out-of-state:
1,820
314
159
56
Women:
1,834
384
228
85
Minorities:
1,546
317
147
41
International:
138
98
N/A
6

Acceptance rate: 11.9%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.6

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 9.6
Verbal reasoning: 9.2
Physical sciences: 9.8
Biological: 10.0
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.):N/A
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.):N/A
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.):N/A
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.):N/A
Mixed disciplines and other:N/A

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): N/A
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): N/A
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): N/A
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): N/A
Mixed disciplines and other: N/A

Combined Degree Programs
Combined degree programs offered: M.D./Ph.D.

Does the school have a combined college/M.D. program? No
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program: N/A
Web site for combined college/M.D. program: N/A

Selection Factors
Details on the policies, preferences, criteria, factors and procedures used in the M.D. admission process:
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
The Admissions Committee considers the following factors when selecting applicants: academic achievement in the sciences, academic achievement in the humanities and social sciences, volunteer and clinical experience, communication skills, meaningful experiences dealing with and relating to people, character, and motivation for selecting a career in medicine.