Medical Schools that do Not base Admissions on Residency

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Hi Guys,

Just like the title says, is there a cohesive list anywhere of all the medical schools that don't base admissions on whether you're a resident of that particular state?

Thanks in advance!
 

BrainBuff

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All (most ) of the private ones.
 

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The most authoritative source for this would probably be the MSAR. Just do a quick check on the numbers table (# applications submitted, interviewed, accepted, matriculated). If the number for OOS is really low, your statistical chances are pretty grim.

Even private schools reflect some preference for instate students, for some reason...
 

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Even private schools reflect some preference for instate students, for some reason...
Many private schools still get some state funding, leading to some in-state preference. In addition, schools like to interview and admit people they think will attend. People who live near a school are more likely to pick that school over others for soft reasons like familiarity and distance to family.
 

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Many private schools still get some state funding, leading to some in-state preference. In addition, schools like to interview and admit people they think will attend. People who live near a school are more likely to pick that school over others for soft reasons like familiarity and distance to family.
Correct. :thumbup:
 

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Many private schools still get some state funding, leading to some in-state preference. In addition, schools like to interview and admit people they think will attend. People who live near a school are more likely to pick that school over others for soft reasons like familiarity and distance to family.
Ah, good points. Makes sense...
 

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^^^ Above is true, but that is because it makes sense from an adcoms stand point. ( U Wash practices it even for undergrads ) not because it is a written policy.
 

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Many private schools still get some state funding, leading to some in-state preference. In addition, schools like to interview and admit people they think will attend. People who live near a school are more likely to pick that school over others for soft reasons like familiarity and distance to family.
Even state schools do this with OOSers. Maryland, for example, takes the OOSers mainly from neighboring states and Louisiana residents are probably more likely to get into Texas schools as OOSers because of close proximity.