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UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA

STATS (2021)

  • # of Seats: 165

  • # of Applicants: 4802

  • # of Interviews: 600

  • Anglophone Seats: 118

  • Francophone Seats: 48

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • CASPER

  • Prerequisite courses 

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

DEGREE AT A GLANCE

  • 4 Year Degree

  • 8 Month Academic Years

  • Distributed Medical Education 

AVERAGES

3.85*

GPA

*To be considered competitive, recent class averages were not available

3.44%

Acceptance Rate

For both streams

GPA

The minimum GPA for admissions is 3.5 on the 4.00 scale. A cumulative GPA is used from the most recent 3 years of full-time studies that includes courses taken in the summer.

Note that all the prerequisite courses must be completed with a minimum grade of B or 8.0 on Carleton's 12 point scale

MCAT/PREREQUISITE COURSES

The MCAT is not required. Prior to admission prerequisite courses that must be completed include:

  • 1 full year equivalent in each of Humanities/Social Sciences and Biology 

  • Half a full year equivalent (1 semester course) in each of Organic Chemistry, Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Statistics ​

INTERVIEWS

In 2021, 600 interviews were reportedly   offered in the panel format with 3 interviewers, lasting 45 minutes to one hour.

FINANCES

The yearly tuition and fees for 2022-23

Approximately $28,500 per year ($114,000)

ALTERNATE STREAMS

  • University of Ottawa has application streams for Black, Francophone, low SES, and Military applicants

  • A MD/PhD program is available for those with a strong interest in medical research 

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