Marian University (MUCOM)

Address

MU-COM Office of Enrollment Management / 3200 Cold Spring Rd / Indianapolis, IN 46222

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
999
School Type
Whether the school confers an MD or DO degree, is an international (Intl) school for Americans or is a Canadian (CA) school
DO
Public/Private
Private
Year Founded
2010
US News Rank - Research
Unranked
US News Rank - Primary Care
Unranked
Cost
Out-of-state tuition, from cheap ($) to obscenely expensive ($$$$$)
$$
Weather Rating
How nice is the weather, from crappy () to excellent ()
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City Size
< 4M

Getting In

Median GPA
3.6
Median MCAT
503
Research Rating
A combination of factors to show the school's research ranking and research opportunities, from very little research () to lots ()
Out-of-State Rating
Whether the school is very out-of-state friendly (), somewhat friendly (), not friendly (), or in-state only ()
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International Friendly
How friendly the school is toward international applicants
Yes
Med School Class Size
Class sizes range from 40 students to 400
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Application
AACOMAS
Letters of Rec Required
MD or DO letter required
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Secondary Essays

Secondary Essay Difficulty
How many essays, how long, and how unusual the prompts, from easy () to brutal ()
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Screen Before Secondaries
Does the school read your primary before sending a secondary?
Yes
Typical Secondary Release Date
When does a school usually release its secondary relative to other med schools (though it may vary from year to year)?
Early
Secondary Fee
$100
Other Tests

Interviews

Interview Type
Interview Invites Begin
Interview Format
MMI - Multiple Mini Interview; Traditional - two-way conversation
MMI
Accepts Updates?
Does the school accept update letters?

Secondary Essay Prompts

Essay Topics ('22 – '23)


1. Please share any other relevant information that you would like the MU-COM Admissions Committee to know about you.

2. Indicate any changes or additions that have occurred since submitting your AACOMAS application. (Including, but not limited to, education, employment, extracurricular activities, research, military service, academic warnings, conduct violations, and/or convictions.)

3. Are you interested in practicing medicine in Indiana? If yes, please describe your interest and reasons why. If no, please explain why not.

4. Describe your motivation for attending MU-COM and osteopathic medicine. Please be specific.

5. Please explain any gaps in education or employment longer than holidays and semester breaks

6. In which area of medicine are you most interested in practicing and why (choose up to 3)

Essay Topics ('21 – '22)

1. Please explain any gaps in education or employment longer than holidays and semester breaks. (300 words)

2. Do you have experience shadowing or working with a physician (DO or MD)? If so, describe the experience (name & location of hospital/clinic, name & specialty physician, and amount of time spent shadowing). (300 words)

3. Please indicate any changes or additions that have occurred since submitting your AACOMAS application (including but not limited to, education, employment, extracurricular activities, research, military service, academic warnings, conduct violations, and/or convictions.) (300 words) 

4. Please describe how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted your preparation for medical school and/or affected your qualifications (positively or negatively). (300 words)

5. Are you interested in practicing medicine in Indiana? If yes, please describe your interest and reasons why. If not, please explain why not. (300 words)

6. Do you have any connections to the state of Indiana? If yes, please describe your connections. (No word limit)

7. Please list, up to, your top 3 specialties of interest below and why. (No word limit)

8. Describe your motivation for becoming an osteopathic physician and your desire to attend MU-COM. Please be specific. (300 words) 

9. Please share any other relevant information that you would like the MU-COM Admissions Committee to know about you. (300 words)

Essay Topics ('20 – '21)

1. Please explain any gaps in education or employment longer than holidays and semester breaks. (750 characters)

2. Indicate any changes or additions that have occurred since submitting your AACOMAS application. (Including, but not limited to, education, employment, extracurricular activities, research, military service, academic warnings, conduct violations, and/or convictions.) (750)

3. Please describe how the COVID - 19 pandemic has impacted your preparation for medical school and/or affected your qualifications (positively or negatively). (2000)

4. Do you have experience shadowing or working with a physician (DO or MD)? (750)

5. Indicate any changes or additions that have occurred since submitting your AACOMAS application. (Including, but not limited to, education, employment, extracurricular activities, research, military service, academic warnings, conduct violations, and/or convictions.) (1250)

6. Please indicate how you first learned about MU-COM, providing specific details where appropriate

7. Please describe how the COVID - 19 pandemic has impacted your preparation for medical school and/or affected your qualifications (positively or negatively). (2000)

8. Are you interested in practicing medicine in Indiana? (1250 Characters)

9. In which area of medicine are you most interested in practicing and why? (1250)

10. Please comment on your experience working with and future desire to serve patients in a rural or medically underserved community. (1250)

11. Describe your motivation for attending MU-COM. Please be specific. (1250)

12. Please share any other relevant information that you would like the MU-COM Admissions Committee to know about you. (1250)

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

1. Do you have any experience shadowing or working with a physician (DO or MD)? If so, describe the experience (name location of hospital/clinic, name specialty of physician, and amount of time spent shadowing) (750 characters)

2. Please share any other relevant information that you would like the MU-COM Admissions Committee to know about you. (750 characters)

3. Indicate any changes or additions that have occurred since submitting your AACOMAS application. (Including, but not limited to, education, employment, extracurricular activities, research, military service, academic warnings, conduct violations, and/or convictions.) (1250 Characters)

4. Are you interested in practicing medicine in Indiana? If yes, please describe your interest and reasons why. If no, please explain why not. (1250 Characters)

5. In which area of medicine are you most interested in practicing and why? (1250 Characters)

6. Please comment on your experience working with and future desire to serve patients in a rural or medically underserved community. (1250 Characters)

7. Describe your motivation for attending MU-COM. Please be specific. (1250 Characters)

8. Please explain any gaps in education or employment longer than holidays and semester breaks. (1250 Characters)

Essay Topics ('18 – '19)

1. Indicate any changes or additions that have occurred since submitting your AACOMAS application. (Including, but not limited to, education, employment, extracurricular activities, research, military service, academic warnings, conduct violations, and/or convictions.) [1250 characters]

2. Are you interested in practicing medicine in Indiana? If yes, please describe your interest and reasons why. If no, please explain why not. [1250 characters]

3. In which area of medicine are you most interested in practicing and why? [1250 characters]

4. Describe your motivation for attending MU-COM. Please be specific. [1250 characters]

5. Please comment on your experience working with and future desire to serve patients in a rural or medically underserved community. [1250 characters]

6. Please share any other relevant information that you would like the MU-COM Admissions Committee to know about you. [750 characters]

Essay Topics ('17 – '18)

1. Please explain any gaps in education or employment longer than holidays and semester breaks.

2. Are you interested in practicing medicine in Indiana? (1250 characters)

3. In which area of medicine are you most interested in practicing and why? (1250 characters)

4. Describe your motivation for attending MU-COM. Please be specific. (1250 characters)

5. Please share any other relevant information that you would like the MU-COM Admissions Committee to know about you. (750 characters)

Essay Topics ('16 – '17)

1. Please explain any gaps in education or employment longer than holidays and semester breaks.

2. Are you interested in practicing medicine in Indiana? (1250 characters)

3. In which area of medicine are you most interested in practicing and why? (1250 characters)

4. Describe your motivation for attending MU-COM. Please be specific. (1250 characters)

5. Please share any other relevant information that you would like the MU-COM Admissions Committee to know about you. (750 characters)

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