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University Of Calgary Medical School Admission Requirements

Selection Factors & Academic Criteria

University Of Calgary

The number of year one positions available for 2016/17 was 155. Eighty-five percent of year one positions were filled by residents of Alberta.

Canadian citizens/permanent residents may apply.

Two years full-time university/college are required.

The minimum acceptable grade point average is 3.2 for residents of Alberta and 3.8 for residents outside of Alberta on a 4.0 point scale. The mean grade point average of successful applicants in 2015/16 was 3.73.

The new 2015 MCAT is required.

Although there are no prerequisite courses, applicants are encouraged to consider the courses described on the school’s website.

Other Factors

  • Special Consideration:

    • N/A

    Deferred Admissions:

    • Considered


    • Not considered
  • Interviews

    • These take place on February 18,19 and 25, 2017. For the July, 2016 entering class there were 440 Alberta residents interviewed and 102 other residents of Canada interviewed for a total of 542 applicants interviewed. Aboriginal applicants who meet the minimum grade point average for Alberta residents are automatically interviewed.
  • Offers of Admission:

    • Offers are mailed on or before May 15, 2017. A $1000 non-refundable acceptance deposit is required and can be applied towards tuition.

    Combined Programs:

    • MD/MBA, MD/MSc, MD/PhD (other combinations are possible)
  • Application Details

    • An electronic application process is available on July 1, 2016. The deadline for receipt of the application and fee of $150 is October 1, 2016.

Admission Rates

university of calgary medical school admission rates

Contact Information:

Office of Admissions, Cumming School of Medicine,
University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW,
Calgary AB T2N 4N1

Tel: 403-220-4262
Fax: 403-210-8148
E-Mail: ucmedapp@ucalgary.ca
Website: www.ucalgary.ca/mdprogram

Adapted from AFMC 2017 Admissions Requirement- MedApplications (Parria Educational Services Inc.) takes no responsibility for the data published. It is the sole responsibility of each user to verify the published information with the official institutional resources.

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