University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/15
Oldest MCAT considered: 2004
Application fee: $68
Director of admissions: Dr. Axalla Hoole
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, 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 11

Applicant’s response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Maximum time in weeks: 3 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:
3,614
551
223
161
In-state:
812
472
183
144
Out-of-state:
2,802
79
40
17
Women:
1,785
251
111
73
Minorities:
1,051
154
76
50
International:
255
34
16
14

Acceptance rate: 6.2%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.64

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.7
Verbal reasoning: 10.6
Physical sciences: 10.6
Biological: 10.9
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.):51%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.):11%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.):26%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 6%
Mixed disciplines and other: 6%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 51%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 11%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 26%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 6%
Mixed disciplines and other: 6%

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 Committee on Admissions evaluates the qualifications of applicants to select those with the greatest potential in the medical field. Preference is given to North Carolina residents. Consideration is given to each candidate’s motivation, maturity, leadership, integrity, and personal accomplishments, in addition to the scholastic record. Reapplications are compared to those previously submitted.