University of Colorado Denver and Health Sciences Center

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/15
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2005
Application fee: $100
Director of admissions: Dr. Henry M. Sondheimer
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, general chemistryIs 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: November 16
-Latest date: N/A

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: $200
-Deposit due: At time of acceptance offer
-Deposit refundable prior to: June 30
-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:
2,779
572
269
155
In-state:
609
342
153
117
Out-of-state:
2,170
230
116
38
Women:
1,280
252
123
77
Minorities:
723
95
54
31
International:
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Acceptance rate: 9.7%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.67

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 11.0
Verbal reasoning: 10.3
Physical sciences: 10.5
Biological: 10.9
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.):52%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.):26%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.):21%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 1%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 52%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 26%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 21%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 1%

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

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)
Places are offered to the applicants who are the most highly qualified in terms of intellectual growth and achievement, character, motivation and maturity. Grades, MCAT scores, recommendations and personal interviews are assessed. Of the 156 places in the class the majority are Colorado residents. Preference is also given to applicants from the Western states participating in the WICHE program.