University of Miami (Miller)

Address

Office of Admissions / Miller School of Medicine / P.O. Box 016159 / Miami, FL USA 33101

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
58
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
1951
US News Rank - Research
50
US News Rank - Primary Care
75
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 ()

City Size
< 9M

Getting In

Median GPA
3.78
Median MCAT
514
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 ()
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Screen Before Secondaries
Does the school read your primary before sending a secondary?
No
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
$90
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 ('21 - '22)

1. What have you done during the recent COVID-19 pandemic that will better prepare you to be a medical student and future physician?

2. Why have you selected the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for your medical education? Please be as specific as possible.

3. Please provide a chronological list with dates AND a brief description of your clinical experiences/shadowing.

4. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your community service/volunteering.

5. Please discuss a situation where you had to use your leadership skills.

6. Please briefly discuss your research experience.

7. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your employment.

8. What have you done to help identify, address and correct an issue of systemic discrimination?

OPTIONAL ESSAY(S)

1. Provide a description of any activities involving the FINE ARTS (dance, drama, music, art, photography, etc.)

2. Provide a description of any activities involving SPORTS (organized team sports, recreational activities that you play, watch or follow)

3. Describe your most meaningful involvement in STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS.

4. Provide a description of your most memorable TRAVEL experience.

5. Provide a description of your HOBBIES and what you do for fun and relaxation.

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

All applicant narratives should be less than 500 words.

1. Briefly describe the one clinical experience you have had that has most significantly influenced your decision to study medicine. Do not replicate your AMCAS personal statement.

2. Why have you selected the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for your medical education? Please be as specific as possible.

3. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your clinical experiences/shadowing.

4. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your community service/volunteering.

5. Please discuss a situation where you had to use your leadership skills.

6. Please briefly discuss your research experience.

7. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your employment.

8. What have you done during the recent COVID-19 pandemic that will better prepare you to be a medical student and future physician?

9. What have you done to help identify, address and correct an issue of systematic discrimination?

Optional Questions:
10. Please provide a description of any activities involving the FINE ARTS (dance, drama, music, art, photography, etc.)

11. Please provide a description of any activities involving SPORTS (organized team sports, recreational activities that you play, watch or follow)

12. Describe your most meaningful involvement in STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS.

13. Please provide a description of your most memorable TRAVEL experience.

14. Please provide a description of your HOBBIES and what you do for fun and relaxation.

There’s an option to choose between different joint and dual degrees and there’s different secondary questions that vary.

Essay Topics ('19 - '20)

All applicant narratives should be less than 500 words.

1. Briefly describe the one clinical experience you have had that has most significantly influenced your decision to study medicine. Do not replicate your AMCAS personal statement.

2. Why have you selected the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for your medical education? Please be as specific as possible.

3. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your clinical experiences/shadowing.

4. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your community service/volunteering.

5. Please discuss a situation where you had to use your leadership skills.

6. Please briefly discuss your research experience.

7. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your employment.

Optional Questions:

8. Please provide a description of any activities involving the FINE ARTS (dance, drama, music, art, photography, etc.)

9. Please provide a description of any activities involving SPORTS (organized team sports, recreational activities that you play, watch or follow)

10. Describe your most meaningful involvement in STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS.

11. Please provide a description of your most memorable TRAVEL experience.

12. Please provide a description of your HOBBIES and what you do for fun and relaxation.

Theres an option to choose between different joint and dual degrees and theres different secondary questions that vary.



Essay Topics ('18 - '19)

All applicant narratives should be less than 500 words.

1. Briefly describe the one clinical experience you have had that has most significantly influenced your decision to study medicine. Do not replicate your AMCAS personal statement.

2. Why have you selected the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for your medical education? Please be as specific as possible.

3. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your clinical experiences/shadowing.

4. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your community service/volunteering.

5. Please discuss a situation where you had to use your leadership skills.

6. Please briefly discuss your research experience.

7. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your employment.

Optional Questions:

8. Please provide a description of any activities involving the FINE ARTS (dance, drama, music, art, photography, etc.)

9. Please provide a description of any activities involving SPORTS (organized team sports, recreational activities that you play, watch or follow)

10. Describe your most meaningful involvement in STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS.

11. Please provide a description of your most memorable TRAVEL experience.

12. Please provide a description of your HOBBIES and what you do for fun and relaxation.

Theres an option to choose between different joint and dual degrees and theres different secondary questions that vary.



Essay Topics ('17 - '18)

All applicant narratives should be less than 500 words.

1. Briefly describe the one clinical experience you have had that has most significantly influenced your decision to study medicine. Do not replicate your AMCAS personal statement.

2. Why have you selected the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for your medical education? Please be as specific as possible.

3. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your clinical experiences/shadowing.

4. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your community service/volunteering.

5. Please discuss a situation where you had to use your leadership skills.

6. Please briefly discuss your research experience.

7. Please provide a chronological list with dates of your employment.

Optional Questions:

8. Please provide a description of any activities involving the FINE ARTS (dance, drama, music, art, photography, etc.)

9. Please provide a description of any activities involving SPORTS (organized team sports, recreational activities that you play, watch or follow)

10. Describe your most meaningful involvement in STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS.

11. Please provide a description of your most memorable TRAVEL experience.

12. Please provide a description of your HOBBIES and what you do for fun and relaxation.

There's an option to choose between different joint and dual degrees and there's different secondary questions that vary.



Essay Topics ('16 - '17)

All limited to 500 words:

Briefly describe the one clinical experience you have had that has most significantly influenced your decision to study medicine. Do not replicate your AMCAS personal statement.

Why have you selected the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for your medical education? Please be as specific as possible.

Please provide a chronological list with dates of your clinical experiences/shadowing.

Please provide a chronological list with dates of your community service/volunteering.

Please discuss a situation where you had to use your leadership skills.

Please briefly discuss your research experience.

Please provide a chronological list with dates of your employment.

[OPTIONAL] Please provide a description of any activities involving the FINE ARTS (dance, drama, music, art, photography, etc.)

[OPTIONAL] Please provide a description of any activities involving SPORTS (organized team sports, recreational activities that you play, watch or follow)

[OPTIONAL] Describe your most meaningful involvement in STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS.

[OPTIONAL] Please provide a description of your most memorable TRAVEL experience.

[OPTIONAL] Please provide a description of your HOBBIES and what you do for fun and relaxation.



Essay Topics ('15 - '16)

Secondaries not collected this cycle.



Essay Topics ('14 - '15)

All limited to 500 words:

Briefly describe the one clinical experience you have had that has most significantly influenced your decision to study medicine. Do not replicate your AMCAS personal statement.

Why have you selected the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for your medical education? Please be as specific as possible.

Please provide a chronological list with dates of your clinical experiences/shadowing.

Please provide a chronological list with dates of your community service/volunteering.

Please discuss a situation where you had to use your leadership skills.

Please briefly discuss your research experience.

Please provide a chronological list with dates of your employment.

[OPTIONAL] Please provide a description of any activities involving the FINE ARTS (dance, drama, music, art, photography, etc.)

[OPTIONAL] Please provide a description of any activities involving SPORTS (organized team sports, recreational activities that you play, watch or follow)

[OPTIONAL] Describe your most meaningful involvement in STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS.

[OPTIONAL] Please provide a description of your most memorable TRAVEL experience.

[OPTIONAL] Please provide a description of your HOBBIES and what you do for fun and relaxation.



Essay Topics ('13 - '14)

(All narrative responses should be less than 500

words each)

Briefly describe the one clinical experience you have had that has most

significantly influenced your decision to study medicine. Do not replicate

your AMCAS personal statement.

Why have you selected the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for

your medical education? Please be as specific as possible.

Please provide a chronological list with dates of your clinical

experiences/shadowing.

Please provide a chronological list with dates of your community

service/volunteering.

Please discuss a situation where you had to use your leadership skills.

Please briefly discuss your research experience.

Please provide a chronological list with dates of your employment.

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