TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine

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TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine / TCU Box 297085, Fort Worth, Texas 76129

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
149
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
Private
Year Founded
2018
US News Rank - Research
94-122
US News Rank - Primary Care
72
Cost
Out-of-state tuition, from cheap ($) to obscenely expensive ($$$$$)
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Weather Rating
How nice is the weather, from crappy () to excellent ()
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City Size
< 1M

Getting In

Median GPA
3.64
Median MCAT
508
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
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
$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?
No

Secondary Essay Prompts

Essay Topics ('22 – '23)

TCU/UNTHSC does not employ a written secondary application. They read your primary application, screen for mission fit, and gradually invite selected applicants to their secondary application which in the past has been an online one, with audio-recorded answers to questions you can see on your computer screen. They have also asked in the past for applicants not to share specific questions, from the secondary or the interview days.

Essay Topics ('21 – '22)

TCU/UNTHSC does not employ a written secondary application. They read your primary application, screen for mission fit, and gradually invite selected applicants to their secondary application which in the past has been an online one, with audio-recorded answers to questions you can see on your computer screen. They have also asked in the past for applicants not to share specific questions, from the secondary or the interview days.

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

Audio Secondary, unable to find exact questions.

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

Timed audio and written prompts that include five (5) responses to mission-specific questions.

Essay Topics ('18 – '19)

No essays, but a live webcam video secondary response

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