University of Virginia

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2005
Application fee: $75
Director of admissions: Dr. Beth A. Bailey
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

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: March 5

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:
3,721
497
330
140
In-state:
666
141
101
66
Out-of-state:
3,055
356
229
74
Women:
1,768
217
153
62
Minorities:
1,047
98
74
30
International:
276
18
11
5

Acceptance rate: 8.9%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.73

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 11.0
Verbal reasoning: 10.6
Physical sciences: 11.1
Biological: 11.3
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.):46%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.):26%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.):14%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 1%
Mixed disciplines and other:13%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 46%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 26%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 14%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 1%
Mixed disciplines and other: 13%

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

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)
The Admissions Committee seeks to admit applicants who will make contributions in clinical care, medical research, or education, and takes into account academics, MCATs, and evidence of a commitment to medicine. Final decisions are based on personal interviews and an overall assessment of the applicant’s academic and personal qualities. Approximately 60% of the class comes from Virginia.