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Admissions Policies

The Committee on Admissions considers the total qualifications of each applicant without regard to sex, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. Decisions regarding admission are based on multiple factors including prior academic performance; completion of the courses required for admission; the potential for academic success including performance on standardized tests such as the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT); communication skills, character, personal skills, health related experiences, and motivation for a career in medicine. New York State residents are given admissions preference, although well-qualified out-of-state applicants are also accepted. We welcome and encourage applications from women and members of groups underrepresented in medicine.