MCAT Scores for Top Medical Schools

The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) is a computerized exam for students applying to medical schools. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) scoring statistics for 2009, some of the top medical schools with high averaged MCAT scores are: Yale University School of Medicine (11.7Q), Washington University School of Medicine (12.3Q), Harvard Medical School (11.7R), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (11.7Q), Emory University School of Medicine (11.7Q), etc.

Following are the top medical schools with amongst the highest averaged MCAT scores:

Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine - It  is one of the most selective medical schools in the US. To assure that students will be successful in medical school, a University Scholar in Medicine must:
- maintain a 3.8 grade point average (GPA) as an undergraduate student
- complete an application to the School of Medicine the year before entering medical studies
- achieve a total score of at least 36 on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
- complete a successful interview with the School of Medicine’s Committee on Admissions.

Yale University School of Medicine - All applicants to the Yale School of Medicine's MD and MD/PhD programs must take the MCAT. Applicants should request that test scores be released to the Yale University School of Medicine by the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS).

Duke University School of Medicine - The mean MCAT score and GPA for the years 2002-2009 have been in the range of 34/45 MCAT and 3.74/4.00 GPA respectively. The MCAT scores for entering students have ranged from 23 to 44.

Emory University School of Medicine - All applicants must complete the MCAT within four years of the matriculation year and no later than September of the year prior to the matriculation year (ex: for application to fall 2009, the MCAT must be completed between 2005 and September 2008). The average cumulative GPA for enrolled students is 3.7. The average MCAT score is a 34, with at least a 11 in each of the science subtests.

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