University of California San Diego

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2005
Application fee: $60
Director of admissions: Brian Zegler
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, mathematics

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 31

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)? 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:
5,238
500
290
122
In-state:
3,380
422
253
110
Out-of-state:
1,858
78
37
12
Women:
2,476
230
146
59
Minorities:
2,468
247
138
59
International:
41
0
0
0

Acceptance rate: 5.5%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.73

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 11.2
Verbal reasoning: 10.5
Physical sciences: 11.5
Biological: 11.7
Writing: Q

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.):48%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.):30%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 5%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other:17%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 48%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 30%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 5%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 17%

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:meded.ucsd.edu/admissions/med-scholar.html

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)
Please refer to our catalog: http: //meded. ucsd. edu/Catalog/curriculum/application. html;