University of Missouri Columbia

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 08/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2001
Application fee: $75
Director of admissions: Judy Nolke
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, demonstration of writing skills, 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: November 15
-Latest date: August 1

Applicant’s response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Maximum time in weeks: 4 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:
916
298
160
95
In-state:
410
225
120
90
Out-of-state:
506
73
40
5
Women:
404
131
69
42
Minorities:
254
57
33
23
International:
5
0
0
0

Acceptance rate: 17.5%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.77

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.0
Verbal reasoning: 10.2
Physical sciences: 9.7
Biological: 10.2
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.):62%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.):19%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.):14%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 3%
Mixed disciplines and other: 2%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 62%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 19%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 14%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 3%
Mixed disciplines and other: 2%

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

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)
Applicants must have completed at least 90 semester hours (not including physical education and military science)from a recognized college or university. Required course work includes: English composition or writing intensive; college level mathematics; General biology with lab; General chemistry with lab; Organic chemistry with lab; and General physics with lab. The MCAT is required.