University of Oklahoma

Address

Dotty Shaw Killam / College of Medicine / P.O. Box 26901 BSEB-123 / Oklahoma City, OK USA 73126

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
107
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
1900
US News Rank - Research
70
US News Rank - Primary Care
63
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
3.78
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 ()
International Friendly
How friendly the school is toward international applicants
Case-by-case
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?
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
$85
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. Are you a nonresident with ties to the state of Oklahoma? If Yes, please indicate ties below.

2. Are either of your parents an OU College of Medicine Alum?

3. Are you currently enrolled in a graduate program?

4. Please indicate your track preferences below. You may indicate an interest in one or both tracks: Oklahoma City Educational Track Only, SCM Track Only, Both Tracks

If you choose SCM Track or Both Tracks:

1. Please submit an essay (450 words or less) that explains your interest and commitment to Community Medicine.

2. Please explain (in 250 words or less) how you expect the SCM track to enhance your medical education.

OPTIONAL QUESTIONS:

3. Please enter any additional community or volunteer experience not included on your AMCAS application. (No word limit)

4. Please highlight any other relevant life experience that you feel might have an impact on your application to the SCM track. (No word limit)

Essay Topics ('21 – '22)

1. Are you a nonresident with ties to the state of Oklahoma? If Yes, please indicate ties below.

2. Are either of your parents an OU College of Medicine Alum?

3. Are you currently enrolled in a graduate program?

4. Please indicate your track preferences below. You may indicate an interest in one or both tracks: Oklahoma City Educational Track Only, SCM Track Only, Both Tracks

If you choose SCM Track or Both Tracks:

1. Please submit an essay (450 words or less) that explains your interest and commitment to Community Medicine.

2. Please explain (in 250 words or less) how you expect the SCM track to enhance your medical education.

OPTIONAL QUESTIONS:

3. Please enter any additional community or volunteer experience not included on your AMCAS application. (No word limit)

4. Please highlight any other relevant life experience that you feel might have an impact on your application to the SCM track. (No word limit)

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

No secondary questions for 2020-2021 application cycle, just questions about Tulsa Track and residency and Military service.

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

Tulsa SCM track only:

1. Please submit an essay (450 words or less) that explains your interest and commitment to Community Medicine.

2. Please explain (in 250 words or less) how you expect the SCM track to enhance your medical education.

3. Please enter any additional community or volunteer experience not included on your AMCAS application. (no word limit)

4. Please highlight any other relevant life experience that you feel might have an impact on your application to the SCM track. (no word limit)

Essay Topics ('18 – '19)

Tulsa SCM track only:

1. Please submit an essay (450 words or less) that explains your interest and commitment to Community Medicine.

2. Please explain (in 250 words or less) how you expect the SCM track to enhance your medical education.

3. Please enter any additional community or volunteer experience not included on your AMCAS application. (no word limit)

4. Please enter any other relevant life experience that you feel might have an impact on your application to the SCM track. (no word limit)

Essay Topics ('17 – '18)

Essays for in-state applicants who selected interest in the School of Community Medicine Track in Oklahoma. No essays for in-state applicants interested in the Oklahoma City Educational Track only.

1. Please submit an essay (450 words or less) that explains your interest and commitment to Community Medicine.

2. Please explain (in 250 words or less) how you expect the SCM track to enhance your medical education.

3. Please enter any additional community or volunteer experience not included on your AMCAS application.

4. Please enter any other relevant life experience that you feel might have an impact on your application to the SCM track.

Essay Topics ('16 – '17)

1. You have indicated that you have close ties to Oklahoma. Please document these ties below in the space provided. Only nonresidents with ties are required to complete this portion of the supplemental application. (For o.o.s - not sure if IS has any extra)

For the SCM track:

1. Please submit an essay (450 words or less) that explains your interest and commitment to Community Medicine.

2. Please explain (in 250 words or less) how you expect the SCM track to enhance your medical education.

3. Please enter any additional community or volunteer experience not included on your AMCAS application.

4. Please enter any other relevant life experience that you feel might have an impact on your application to the SCM track.

Essay Topics ('15 – '16)

No Essays

Essay Topics ('13 – '14)

No Essays

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