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MCMASTER UNIVERSITY

Micheal DeGroot School of Medicine

STATS (2021)

  • # of seats: 205

  • # of applicants: 5868

  • # of interviews: 600

  • In province interviews: 90%

  • Out of province interviews: 10%

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • MCAT

  • CASPER

  • Three Years of University Undergraduate Completed (15 Full Credits)

DEGREE AT A GLANCE

  • 3 Year Degree

  • 11 Month Academic Years

  • Case Study Based Learning

  • Campuses in Hamilton, Waterloo, Niagara 

AVERAGES

3.88

GPA

129

MCAT CARS

3.49%

Acceptance Rate

GPA

The minimum GPA for admissions is 3.00 on the 4.00 scale with the average being 3.88 based on Fall 2021 admissions. A cumulative GPA is used that includes courses taken in the summer. Grades from both the repeated and the original course will be used.

MCAT

The MCAT is required but only the score from the CARS section is used. The minimum score is a 123 and the average was 129 based on Fall 2021 admissions.

INTERVIEWS

90% of interview spots are given to Ontario applicants, with 10% going to all others. In 2021, 600 interviews were offered in the MMI format.

FINANCES

The yearly tuition and fees for 2022-23:

In-province students = $26,155.32 per year ($78,465.96).

Out-of-province students = Varies yearly but totals $81,770.53 for 3 years.

Non-Canadian students = $96,000.44 per year (288,001.53)

ALTERNATE STREAMS

  • The MD/PHD program accepts 3 students per year for those with a strong focus on research in medicine

  • McMaster has specialized application streams for Black, Indigenous, and Military students 

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