Oakland University (Beaumont)

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
117
School Type
Whether the school confers an MD or DO degree, is an international (Intl) school for Americans or is a Canadian (CA) school
MD
Public/Private
Public
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 ()
City Size
< 9M

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Median GPA
3.84
Median MCAT
510
Research Rating
A combination of factors to show the school's research ranking and research opportunities, from very little research () to lots ()
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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
No
Med School Class Size
Class sizes range from 40 students to 400
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Application
AMCAS
Letters of Rec Required
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Secondary Essays

Secondary Essay Difficulty
How many essays, how long, and how unusual the prompts, from easy () to brutal ()

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
$75
Other Tests

Interviews

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

Secondary Essay Prompts

Essay Topics ('22-'23)

1. How have your experiences serving others contributed to your personal growth, and how would your experiences contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness in our community? (400 words)

2. Describe your motivation to attend OUWB. (250 words)

3. (Optional): Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know about your qualifications for medical school that are not already represented in your application materials? For example, if you have already graduated, briefly summarize your activities since graduation. Note: This space is provided for new information only, not to promote qualifications already highlighted in your other materials. (400 words)

Essay Topics ('21 – '22)

1. How have your experiences serving others contributed to your personal growth, and how would your experiences contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness in our community? (400 words)

2. Describe your motivation to attend OUWB. (250 words)

3. Please describe how you have overcome obstacles or adapted during the COVID-19 epidemic to continue to show your commitment to serving the community and gaining meaningful medical experience. (400 words)

OPTIONAL QUESTIONS:

1. Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know about your qualifications for medical school that are not already represented in your application materials? For example, if you have already graduated, briefly summarize your activities since graduation. Note: This space is provided for new information only, not to promote qualifications already highlighted in your other materials. (400 words)

2. If you are a reapplicant to OUWB, please describe improvements you have made to your current application from previous cycles (please include academics, experiences, and/or personal characteristics). (400 words)

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

1. How have your experiences serving others contributed to your personal growth, and how would your experiences contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness in our community? (400 words)

2. Describe your motivation to attend OUWB. (250 words)

3. Please describe how the COVID-19 epidemic has impacted your preparation for medical school (positively and/or negatively). (400 words)

OPTIONAL QUESTIONS:

1. Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know about your qualifications for medical school that are not already represented in your application materials? For example, if you have already graduated, briefly summarize your activities since graduation. Note: This space is provided for new information only, not to promote qualifications already highlighted in your other materials. (400 words)

2. If you are a reapplicant to OUWB, please describe improvements you have made to your current application from previous cycles (please include academics, experiences, and/or personal characteristics). (400 words)

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

1. How have your experiences serving others contributed to your personal growth? (400 words)

2. Describe your motivation to attend OUWB. (400 words)

3. If you have already graduated, briefly summarize your activities since graduation. (400 words)

OPTIONAL QUESTIONS:

1. If applicable, please describe any connections you have to the OUWB communities. (400 words)

2. Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know about your qualifications for medical school that is not already represented in your application materials? Note: This space is provided for new information only, not to promote qualifications already highlighted in your other materials. (400 words)

Essay Topics ('18 – '19)

1. How have your experiences serving others contributed to your personal growth? (400 words)

2. If you have already graduated, briefly summarize your activities since graduation. (400 words)

OPTIONAL QUESTIONS:

1. If applicable, please describe any connections you have to the OUWB communities. (400 words)

2. Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know about your qualifications for medical school that is not already represented in your application materials? Note: This space is provided for new information only, not to promote qualifications already highlighted in your other materials (400 words)

Essay Topics ('17 – '18)

1. How have your experiences serving others contributed to your personal growth? (400 words)

2. If you have already graduated, briefly summarize your activities since graduation. (400 words)

OPTIONAL QUESTION:

1. Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know about your qualifications for medical school that is not already represented in your application materials? Note: This space is provided for new information only, not to promote qualifications already highlighted in your other materials. (400 words)

Essay Topics ('16 – '17)

1. How have your experiences serving others contributed to your personal growth? (400 words)

2. If you have already graduated, briefly summarize your activities since graduation. (400 words)

OPTIONAL QUESTION:

1. Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know about your qualifications for medical school that is not already represented in your application materials? Note: This space is provided for new information only, not to promote qualifications already highlighted in your other materials. (400 words)

Essay Topics ('15 – '16)

1. How have your experiences serving others contributed to your personal growth? (400 words)

2. If you have already graduated, briefly summarize your activities since graduation. (400 words)

OPTIONAL QUESTION:

1. Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know about your qualifications for medical school that is not already represented in your application materials? Note: This space is provided for new information only, not to promote qualifications already highlighted in your other materials. (400 words)

Essay Topics ('14 – '15)

1. What have you done to make your community a better place? (400 Words)

OPTIONAL QUESTIONS:

1. Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know about your qualifications for medical school that is not already represented in your application materials? Note: This space is provided for new information only, not to promote qualifications already highlighted in your other materials. (400 Words)

2. Please explain any gaps in your education, if applicable. (400 Words)

Essay Topics ('13 – '14)

1. What have you done to make your community a better place? (400 words)

OPTIONAL QUESTIONS:

1. Is there anything you want the admissions committee to know about your qualifications for medical school that is not already represented in your application materials? Note: This space is provided for new information only, not to promote qualifications already highlighted in your other materials. (400 words)

2. Please explain any gaps in your education, if applicable. (400 words)

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