University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? No
Earliest application date: N/A
Application deadline: N/A
Oldest MCAT considered: 2002
Application fee: $65
Director of admissions: Wes Norred
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/zoology, English, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics, calculus

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: April 15
-Latest date: October 15

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: 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:
3,363
758
440
229
In-state:
2,711
630
375
204
Out-of-state:
652
128
65
25
Women:
1,663
350
216
109
Minorities:
1,435
363
233
127
International:
38
9
3
3

Acceptance rate: 13.1%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.83

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.7
Verbal reasoning: 10.1
Physical sciences: 10.9
Biological: 11.2
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.):46%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.):29%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.):17%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 2%
Mixed disciplines and other: 6%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 46%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 29%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 17%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 2%
Mixed disciplines and other: 6%

Combined Degree Programs
Combined degree programs offered: M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.B.A., M.D./M.P.H., 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)
Consideration is given to academic performance, curriculum, MCAT scores, recommendations, research, extracurricular activities, socioeconomic background, ethnicity, personal integrity and compassion, English communication, other personal qualities, and motivation. Applicants are evaluated with regard to the school’s mission. Personal interview is required. Ninety percent must be Texas residents.