While plenty of physicians have dreamed of being a doctor since childhood, many take a little longer to decide that medicine is their calling. No matter where you are on the journey AUC’s dedicated faculty and staff are committed to transforming hardworking and determined students—who, like you, realized their calling to practice medicine—into highly skilled, disciplined, and compassionate doctors.
Faculty and staff cultivate a collaborative learning environment with small class sizes, global training opportunities, and an emphasis on community engagement. The rigors of the curriculum are balanced by a culture of support and steadfast preparation for academic success. Our recent graduates’ residency attainment rate of 92 percent* speaks to the quality of our medical education program and its recognition by residency program directors.
*First-time eligible residency attainment rate for 2019-2020 grads
We encourage our career changer candidates to speak with a member of our medical school admissions team to discuss their opportunity to attend AUC, including the competitiveness of their MCAT scores, GPA and other requirements.
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AUC’s Admissions Committee considers many factors when reviewing an applicant for admission. These include undergraduate performance and MCAT score, as well as intellectual and social maturity, critical judgment, adaptability, volunteer work, and life experiences, and graduate school performance (if applicable). We call this a holistic approach to admissions—a process that looks at an applicant as a whole person, not an exam score.
Qualifying for Medical School
AUC's Admissions Committee considers many factors when reviewing an applicant for consideration. Qualifying for medical school includes undergraduate performance and MCAT score, as well as intellectual and social maturity, critical judgment, adaptability, volunteer work, and life experiences, and graduate school performance (if applicable).
Evaluation for admission is conducted on an individual basis. We encourage all applicants to speak with a member of our admissions team to discuss their opportunity to attend AUC, including the competitiveness of their MCAT scores, GPA and other medical school requirements.
All applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university.
MEDICAL ADMISSIONS TEST
Citizens or Permanent Residents of the US: MCAT
Non-US Citizens or Permanent Residents: MCAT, UCAT, NEET, or GAMSAT
India Citizens: Recommended to take NEET to practice in India. The NEET exam must be taken in English.
Please note that AUC will not consider MCAT scores or UCAT scores that are more than five years old.
AUC looks at both overall GPA and science GPA.
Required for non-native English speakers, or applicants who graduated from institutions in which the education is not delivered in English, or as requested by the Admissions Committee if deemed necessary to assess success at AUC. One of two exams may be taken:
International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
Our MD program is open to qualified candidates with a first degree, minimum Bachelor’s or equivalent, in any discipline (science-focused study preferable but not mandatory), from an accredited university.
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