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MUSC College of Medicine Facts and Stats

By the numbers:
COM Total Enrollment  708

Fall 2016 Incoming Class Statistics

Number of Applicants  4686
Number enrolled  166
Mean GPA  3.7
Average MCAT  509
Undergraduate Colleges Represented  47
In-state  147
Out-of-state  19
S.C. Counties Represented  23                 
Other States Represented  12
Underrepresented in Medicine  19%
Male  58%
Female  42%

COM First-Year Student Expenses 2016-2017

Tuition $35,662 (In-state), $62,126 (Out-of-state)
Health insurance $2,230
Books/required expenses $3,250

Class of 2016 Residency Match Results:

The MUSC College of Medicine had a very successful residency match on March 18, 2016. We had a total of 164 students enter the Match. Pre-SOAP, the match rate was 96%, exceeding the national average of 93.8%. The post-SOAP match rate increased to 99.4%.

Of the specialties in which students will be pursuing their training, Categorical Internal Medicine led the way with the highest number of students at 25 (15.3% of the graduating class).  Other popular specialties included Family Medicine (12.2%), Emergency Medicine (9.8%), Obstetrics and Gynecology (9.2%), Pediatrics (7.4%), and Anesthesia (7.4%). Students also matched into General Surgery, Psychiatry, Radiology, Pathology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedic Surgery, Urology, Neurology, Radiation Oncology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and various other surgical sub-specialties.  Students continued to match at many prestigious institutions across the nation.  

A total of 45 (28%) students will remain in South Carolina to complete their residency training. Eleven students (6.7%) will be completing residency through the military.  Nearly 36% of the class will be entering primary care (including Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, and Medicine-Pediatrics), and this increases to 44.2% if Obstetrics and Gynecology is included.




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