Does Vanderbilt screen for secondaries?

“Vanderbilt is unique in that we do screen out who we give secondaries to. Our philosophy is it’s $85 to do a secondary application, in addition to the other application fees you’ve already paid the AAMC.

How many people get Vanderbilt secondary?

Approximately two-thirds of the applicants will be offered the secondary application. We will interview approximately 550 applicants; approximately 250 applicants will be offered admission for 96 positions.

What MCAT score do I need to get into Vanderbilt?

Vanderbilt Medical School Acceptance Rate Vanderbilt Med School Average MCAT: 520 (130 chemical & physical / 129 critical analysis / 130 biological & biochemical / 131 psychological, social)

Is it hard to get into Vanderbilt med school?

The School does not require a minimum GPA or minimum MCAT score, but strong competition tends to eliminate applicants with low GPA’s and/or MCAT scores. The GPA range for the 2020 entering class was 3.5-4.0 and the MCAT range was 74th-100th percentile.

Is Vanderbilt the Harvard of the South?

Vanderbilt University is known as the Harvard of the South and with good reason. The campus is an urban one and a located on West End Avenue and 21st Avenue.

What is the acceptance rate for Vanderbilt Medical School?

6.1% (2009)
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine/Acceptance rate

Is a 515 MCAT score good?

To get an excellent MCAT score means to score in the overall 90th percentile, which currently means a score of 515 or greater. Anything above the score of 517 is considered as outstanding. With that kind of score, it will be difficult for med schools to reject your application!

How to apply for admission to Vanderbilt University?

It is important for applicants to realize that early completion of the final application may increase the likelihood for admission and merit based scholarships. The first wave of admission offers will be communicated via phone call and email.

What is the secondary fee for Vanderbilt University?

The secondary application fee for Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is $85. It is non-refundable and must be returned with the secondary application. This secondary fee will be waived if an applicant has a FAP (Fee Assistance Program) voucher through the AAMC.

When does Vanderbilt University send out secondary invitations?

After this first screening, the most competitive applicants are offered an opportunity to submit a Vanderbilt-specific secondary application and are under consideration to be invited to come to campus for a personal interview. We anticipate that secondary invitations will be sent out starting mid-July, 2021.

How long does it take to get MCAT score at Vanderbilt?

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine requires the final MCAT score to be officially received from the AAMC before the candidate’s file will be reviewed for secondary application consideration. Vanderbilt will accept the old test scores for three years.