University of California Davis

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2004
Application fee: $60
Director of admissions: Edward D. Dagang
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, molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, mathematics, calculus, 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 1
-Latest date: July 28

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: None
-Deposit due: N/A
-Deposit refundable prior to: N/A
-Starting month for the class of 2007-2008: N/A

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:
4,313
448
205
98
In-state:
3,400
417
195
94
Out-of-state:
913
31
10
4
Women:
2,133
244
117
60
Minorities:
1,604
162
64
35
International:
N/A
N/A
N/A
0

Acceptance rate: 4.8%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.6

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.3
Verbal reasoning: 10.0
Physical sciences: 10.0
Biological: 11.0
Writing: Q

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.):44%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.):33%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.):16%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 7%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 44%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 33%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 16%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 7%

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

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)
Receive an average of 4, 000+ applications annually. Matriculate a class of 93 students with a wide variety of backgrounds. Candidates assessed on GPA and MCAT scores, voluntary activities, leadership, personal statement, letters of rec. , and other criteria. Interviews are offered annually to 400-500 applicants. Faculty and students serve on the Admissions Committees and conduct interviews.