Most Selective Medical Schools

List of some of the most selective medical schools:

University of Central Florida’s College of Medicine
- UCF is among the most sought-after and selective medical schools in the country.
- UCF has received more than 2,703 applications from 379 schools for its 40-student inaugural class in 2009. Among them are candidates from the top 25 universities nationwide as ranked by U.S. News and World Report’s 2009 “America’s Best Colleges” guide.

Yale School of Medicine
- Yale is highly regarded as one of the most selective medical schools in the nation, with a record 4,139 applications for the 100 places in the Class of 2012.
- The School participates in the "common" application process of the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS).

Mayo Medical School (MMS)
- It has been listed for years as the most selective medical school in the United States (U.S. News and World Report).
- MMS is a part of the Mayo Clinic which is a degree-granting institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.

Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons
- It is one of the most selective medical schools in the United States (based on average MCAT, GPA, and acceptance rate in the 2009 US News and World Report).
- In 2007, 6,946 prospective students applied and 1,194 were interviewed for 155 spots.
- The school is home to the largest medical research enterprise in New York City and state and one of the largest in the country.

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