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University of Nevada School of Medicine is a member of the Association of American Medical Colleges and participates in the American Medical College Application Services (AMCAS), a web-based application service. AMCAS processes applications, then sends them to our office. The University of Nevada School of Medicine REQUIRES that every applicant applies through AMCAS (American Medical College Application Service) and that the applicant designates the University of Nevada School of Medicine to receive their complete, verified AMCAS application. If an applicant has not applied specifically to UNSOM through AMCAS, their application will not be considered for further review. The Office of Admissions and Student Affairs coordinates the admissions process once an applicants AMCAS application is received. This process includes secondary applications; interviews, transcript review of required coursework and other parts of the admissions process.
The medical school receives an average of three to four applications for each available space. Sixty-eight students will be accepted for 2012-13.
Most accepted students are Nevada residents, with the balance of students coming from western states with no medical schools. The class is diverse, representing different genders, ethnicities, cultural backgrounds and geographic regions.
Nevada students are competitive and selected for top residency programs.
Selected basic science departments are ranked in the top 10th percentile in per capita funding from the National Institutes of Health.
Nevada's affordable tuition is one of the best values in medical education.
Specific admissions requirements and more information on the process can be found here.
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