Easiest Med Schools To Get Into

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A common characteristic amongst medical schools around the world is the difficulty of acceptance.

This has the result of discouraging many students to chase their dreams of following a medical profession.

Below we have listed some tips in order to help you get accepted, and also the top 10 easiest medical schools to get into.

How to make it easier to get into medical school

With the competition being fierce when it comes to getting accepted to a medical school we have listed 4 tips that will make this process a bit easier for you.

  1. Consider Uniformed Service

People who choose to follow this path will have to perform 2 years of active military service for each year of scholarship after they become MDs.

  1. Consider going to Cuba

With medical school program fees being extraordinary high a good choice is to go and get your medical degree to Cuba. Cuba offers a 100% scholarship for low income medical school students from various countries (including UK).

  1. Consider State Universities

State universities are considerable cheaper and easier to get accepted than private ones. It is a good choice for all medical students.

  1. Evaluate the Test Scores

All medical schools define an average MCAT or GPA score as an admission criteria. If you are not sure that you will get accepted before apply a good idea is to evaluate your test scores first.

Top 10 Easiest Medical Schools to Get Into

  1. University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine
  • 386 Applicants each year
  • 86 Matriculates each year
  • Applicants to Matriculates ratio: 4
  • Average students’ MCAT score: 3
  • Admission difficulty: 4
  1. University of Mississippi School of Medicine
  • 266 Applicants each year
  • 110 Matriculates each year
  • Applicants to Matriculates ratio: 2
  • Average students’ MCAT score: 29
  • Admission difficulty: 8
  1. San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
  • 504 Applicants each year
  • 60 Matriculates each year
  • Applicants to Matriculates ratio: 8
  • Average students’ MCAT score: 17
  • Admission difficulty: 9
  1. University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • 306 Applicants each year
  • 62 Matriculates each year
  • Applicants to Matriculates ratio: 5
  • Average students’ MCAT score: 27
  • Admission difficulty: 12
  1. LSU Health Sciences Centre Shreveport
  • 703 Applicants each year
  • 116 Matriculates each year
  • Applicants to Matriculates ratio: 6
  • Average students’ MCAT score: 27
  • Admission difficulty: 14
  1. University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
  • 942 Applicants each year
  • 108 Matriculates each year
  • Applicants to Matriculates ratio: 9
  • Average students’ MCAT score: 24
  • Admission difficulty: 14
  1. Mercer University School of Medicine
  • 773 Applicants each year
  • 90 Matriculates each year
  • Applicants to Matriculates ratio: 9
  • Average students’ MCAT score: 26
  • Admission difficulty: 18
  1. University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • 855 Applicants each year
  • 158 Matriculates each year
  • Applicants to Matriculates ratio: 5
  • Average students’ MCAT score: 29
  • Admission difficulty: 18
  1. LSU Health Sciences Centre New Orleans
  • 990 Applicants each year
  • 179 Matriculates each year
  • Applicants to Matriculates ratio: 6
  • Average students’ MCAT score: 29
  • Admission difficulty: 18
  1. Central University of the Caribbean
  • 1021 Applicants each year
  • 65 Matriculates each year
  • Applicants to Matriculates ratio: 16
  • Average students’ MCAT score: 20
  • Admission difficulty: 20

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