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University Of Ottawa Medical School Admission Requirements

Selection Factors

University Of Ottawa

The projected number of year one positions available for 2016/17 is 164 which includes up to 7 positions available to Indigenous students and up to 4 positions available to students in the MD/PhD program; plus 8 positions available through the Consortium National de Formation en Santé.

Canadian citizens/permanent residents may apply.

Three years full-time university studies leading to a Bachelor’s degree is required.

The minimum acceptable grade point average is 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. The weighted grade point average of successful applicants in 2015/16 was 3.93.

The MCAT is required.

Prerequisite courses include the equivalent of one full year course in general biology (with laboratory) and one full year course in humanities/social sciences and the equivalent of two full year courses in the following chemistries – general chemistry (with laboratory), organic chemistry (with laboratory) and/or biochemistry (without laboratory).

Academic Criteria

  • Special Consideration:

    • Indigenous applicants: Required minimum weighted grade point average is set at a lower cut-off for advancement in the selection process.

    Deferred Admissions:

    • Considered under exceptional circumstances only


    • Considered under special conditions
  • Interviews

    • These take place in February – March, 2017. Approximately 575 applicants are interviewed.
  • Offers of Admission:

    • Offers are e-mailed starting on May 9, 2017 until the class is complete. A deposit of $1,000 must be received with a final acceptance and will be deducted from the tuition fee.

    Combined Programs:

    • MD/PhD
  • Application Details

    • See OMSAS section.

Admission Rates

university of ottawa medical school admission requirements

Contact Information:

Admissions, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa,
451 Smyth Road Room 2044, Ottawa ON K1H 8M5

Tel: 613-562-5409
Fax: 613-562-5605
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.medicine.uottawa.ca
Apps: http://www.ouac.on.ca

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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