University of Illinois Chicago

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/15
Oldest MCAT considered: 2005
Application fee: $70
Director of admissions: Dr. Jorge A. Girotti
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, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics, behavioral science, social sciences, 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 15

Applicant’s response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Maximum time in weeks: 7 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: June 1
-EDP application period ends: August 1
-EDP applicants notified by: October 1

Fall 2005 Admissions Statistics

Applied
Interviewed
Accepted
Enrolled
Total:
5,788
866
574
324
In-state:
1,658
572
371
241
Out-of-state:
4,130
294
203
83
Women:
2,790
458
292
162
Minorities:
909
179
138
76
International:
0
0
0
0

Acceptance rate: 9.9%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.57

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.0
Verbal reasoning: N/A
Physical sciences: N/A
Biological: N/A
Writing: N/A

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.):57%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 7%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.):14%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other:22%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 57%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 7%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 14%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 22%

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

Does the school have a combined college/M.D. program? Yes
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program: 8 years
Web site for combined college/M.D. program:www.uic.edu/depts/oaa/spec_prog/gppa

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)
Students are selected who demonstrate emotional stability, maturity, integrity, and motivation necessary for the successful study and practice of medicine. Students are selected who will contribute academic, nonacademic, and socioeconomic diversity to the first-year class. Applicants must be U. S. citizens or possess a permanent resident visa when they submit their application to AMCAS.