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Albany Medical College

Albany, NY
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47 New Scotland Avenue, Mail Code 3

Albany, NY 12208

United States

Phone: 518-262-5521

Fax: 518-262-5887


Admissions Statistics
Average MCAT Biololgy: 11.20
Range: 8.00 - 15.00
Average MCAT Physical: 10.80
Range: 6 - 14
Average MCAT Verbal: 9.90
Range: 7.00 - 13.00
Average MCAT Essay: P
Average UGrad GPA: 3.60
Application Deadline: 11/15
Notification Date: 12/01
Uses AMCAS Application: Yes
Transfer Applicants Accepted: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Admissions Process: All AMCAS applicants are sent secondary applications. About 25 percent of those completing secondaries are interviewed. Interviews take place from September through April, and are conducted by faculty, students, administrators and local physicians. The interview day also features a group orientation and the opportunity to meet with deans, faculty, and students. Candidates are notified on a rolling basis, and are either accepted, rejected, or under consideration. Albany Medical College offers combined degree programs with Siena College, Union College, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a special focus on community service, business management or research, respectively. Interested students should apply during their senior year in high school. The MCAT is waived for students admitted through these joint programs. Students admitted to the programs earn both degrees in seven or eight years depending on the undergraduate institution.
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Admissions Factors
MCAT Scores: Very important
Science GPA: Very important
Non Science GPA: Very important
Letters of Recommendation: Very important
Essay/ personal statement: Very important
Interview: Very important
State Residency: Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities: Very important
Exposure to Medical Profession: Very important
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Admissions Requirements
MCAT Scores: Required
Essay/ personal statement: Required
Science GPA: Required
Non Science GPA: Required
Extracurricular Activities: Optional
Letters of Recommendation: Required
Interview: Required
State Residency: Optional
Admissions Requirements: Requirements are six semester hours each or nine quarter hours of Biology, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Physics each of which must include associated labs. When assessing GPAs, the Admissions Committee considers the intensity of each student's course load as well as his or her undergraduate institution. The MCAT is required of all applicants. For those who have retaken the exam, the best set of scores is considered most important, though all scores should be submitted.
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