University of Wisconsin Madison

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2004
Application fee: $45
Director of admissions: Lucy Wall
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, biology/zoology, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics, biochemistry, mathematics, 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: 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: 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:
2,997
569
255
150
In-state:
618
431
171
120
Out-of-state:
2,379
138
84
30
Women:
1,334
253
127
72
Minorities:
858
67
67
39
International:
0
0
0
0

Acceptance rate: 8.5%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.74

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.4
Verbal reasoning: 9.9
Physical sciences: 10.5
Biological: 11.0
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.):44%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.):26%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 9%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 1%
Mixed disciplines and other:20%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 44%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 26%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 9%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 1%
Mixed disciplines and other: 20%

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

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:mstp.med.wisc.edu

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 considers applicant’s undergraduate and graduate academic performance, MCAT scores, extracurricular activities, employment record, personal, educational, and socio-economic background, response of the applicant to challenges, character with reference to honesty and integrity, empathy, maturity, leadership, self-discipline, and emotional stability. Preference is given to residents.