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u.s med schools that are generous with internationals

Discussion in 'General International Discussion' started by tjshine, May 17, 2007.

  1. tjshine

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    Mar 26, 2007
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    I have been looking up many schools and I have seen that there are quite a few med school that do admit internationals. However, I've seen that Mount Sinai does not have a policy against internationals:

    "International applicants are treated the same as other applicants. Approximately seven non-citizens have matriculated over the last four years. No international students are counted as minorities."

    After reading this I got kinda excited and hopeful. I was wondering if there are any other med schools that accept a good number of internationals.

    Thank you.
  2. Winged Scapula

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    Apr 9, 2000
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    Typically private medical schools accept more internationals than do public schools which rely on US tax dollars more. Bear in mind that many will require you to have a US undergraduate degree or at least 90 units before they accept you (this is a fairly common requirement).

    This book from the AAMC will have pages for each US allopathic medical school and will tell you how many international applicants they took:https://services.aamc.org/Publicati...ion=Product.displayForm&prd_id=186&prv_id=226

    Every September, JAMA publishes a medical education issue which also has some similar charts which you might be interested in.

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