UMDNJ School of Osteopathic Medicine

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? No
Earliest application date: 05/15
Application deadline: N/A
Oldest MCAT considered: 2002
Application fee: $75
Director of admissions: Paula Watkins
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, English, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics, mathematics, behavioral science

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: December 2
-Latest date: August 8

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: N/A
-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)? No
-EDP application period begins: N/A
-EDP application period ends: N/A
-EDP applicants notified by: N/A

Fall 2005 Admissions Statistics

Applied
Interviewed
Accepted
Enrolled
Total:
2,808
321
178
103
In-state:
432
163
83
64
Out-of-state:
2,376
158
95
39
Women:
1,532
193
120
71
Minorities:
1,230
73
89
43
International:
0
0
0
0

Acceptance rate: 6.3%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.5

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 8.8
Verbal reasoning: 8.6
Physical sciences: 8.5
Biological: 9.2
Writing: O

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.):49%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.):10%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.):10%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.):12%
Mixed disciplines and other:19%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 49%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 10%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 10%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 12%
Mixed disciplines and other: 19%

Combined Degree Programs
Combined degree programs offered: D.O./Ph.D., D.O./M.B.A., D.O./M.P.H., D.O./J.D., D.O./M.S.

Does the school have a combined college/D.O. program? Yes
Number of years to complete combined college/D.O. program: 7 years
Web site for combined college/D.O. program:som.umdnj.edu/students/combined_degree.htm

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)
Applicants must submit MCATs and premedical committee letter. Accepted students must have baccalaureate degree upon matriculation to UMDNJSOM. Applicants may complete online application through AACOMAS and must be submitted between 6/1 of that year and 2/1 of the year of desired admission. Must be U. S. citizen/permanent resident at time of application. Out-of-state students encouraged to apply.