Fast Facts

Fast Facts

Through 2018, the UConn School of Medicine has graduated 47 classes and approximately 3,574 medical school students.

In 2017, 2,781 prospective students applied for 102 positions.

students studying in UConn Health facility

Faculty Stats

444

full time

98

part time faculty

20%

tenured

42%

female

32%

minority

98%

have doctorate or terminal degree

Students matriculated in 2017:
Gender 49% Male and 51% Female
Age Average age at matriculation is 24 years
Ethnicity 22% underrepresented minorities
Countries of Origin

Bangladesh

Canada

China

Egypt

Ethiopia

Greece

India

Korea

Mexico

Nigeria

Pakistan

Russia

Saudi Arabia

Thailand

Trinidad & Tobago

United Kingdom

United States

Education

45 undergraduate school programs are represented

44% are from schools in Connecticut

88% have majored in science as undergraduate students

Overall GPA 3.71
Undergraduate Schools

Amherst College

Arizona State University

Barnard College

Boston College

Central CT State University

Clark University

College of the Holy Cross

Cornell University

Fairfield University

Fordham University

George Washington University

Hamilton College

Haverford College

Hofstra University

Johns Hopkins University

Kennesaw State University

Louisiana State University

Manhattan School of Music

Mount Holyoke College

New York University

Northeastern University

Pennsylvania State University

Quinnipiac University

Rice University

Rochester Institute of Technology

Southern CT State University

Trinity College

US Naval Academy

University of California Los Angeles

University of California Santa Barbara

University of Chicago

University of Connecticut

University of Maryland

University of Miami

University of Pittsburgh

University of Rochester

University of Saint Joseph

University of Vermont

University of Virginia

Villanova University

Wake Forest University

Wesleyan University

Western Carolina University

Williams College

Majors

Majors:

Biology

Molecular Biology

Biochemistry

Chemistry

Biomedical Engineering

Neuroscience & Behavior

Behavioral Neuroscience

Biomedical Science

Kinesiology

Neuroscience

Psychology

Public Health

Allied Health Sciences

Arabic

Athletic Training

Cello Performance

Diagnostic Genetic Sciences

Economics

English

Finance

Health Science

Hispanic Studies

Mechanical Engineering

Medical Technology

Microbiology

Molecular Genetics

Pharmacy Studies

Philosophy

Spanish


Dual Majors:

Physiology & Neurobiology

Animal Science, Pathobiology

Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Biochemistry, Economics

Biomolecular Sciences, Chemistry

Chemical Engineering, Molecular Biology

Chemistry, Economics

Chemistry, Hispanic Studies

Chemistry, Neuroscience and Behavior, Biology

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mathematics, Chemistry, Molecular Biology

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Neuroscience & Behavior

Molecular and Cell Biology, Philosophy

Physiology & Neurobiology, Computer Science

Physiology & Neurobiology, Psychology

Psychology, Spanish

Passing Rates on Board Exams

The UConn School of Medicine has a long history of success with students taking the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). A passing score on the USMLE is used as evidence to licensing boards that an applicant demonstrates the core competencies to practice medicine. As shown below, UConn students regularly outperform all U.S. and Canadian test takers.

Percentage Passing on First Attempt

Step 1 Examinees from UConn

Examinees from U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools

Step 2: Clinical Skills Examinees from UConn

Examinees from U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools

Step 2: Clinical Knowledge Examinees from UConn

Examinees from U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools

2017

97

96

98

96

99

96

2016

98

95

100

97

97

96

2015

99

95

100

96

100

95

2014

98

96

100

96

98

97

2013

97

96

99

98

95

98

2012

99

95

100

97

100

98