University of Alabama Birmingham

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: N/A
Application fee: $75
Director of admissions: Dr. Nathan B. Smith
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 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: 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: $50
-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:
1,914
375
247
176
In-state:
485
299
200
162
Out-of-state:
1,429
76
47
14
Women:
866
151
102
65
Minorities:
723
93
71
48
International:
0
0
0
0

Acceptance rate: 12.9%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.73

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.1
Verbal reasoning: 9.9
Physical sciences: 9.9
Biological: 10.3
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.):50%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.):22%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.):12%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 3%
Mixed disciplines and other:14%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 50%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 22%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 12%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 3%
Mixed disciplines and other: 14%

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

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.main.uab.edu/uasom

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 UASOM Admissions Committee is committed to selecting applicants who possess the intelligence, skills, attitudes, and other personal attributes to become excellent physicians and to meet the health care needs of Alabama. Other requirements include minimal total MCAT of 24 (latest exam)& other specifics as outlined in our “Guidelines for the Admissions Cycle” at www. uab. edu/uasom.