COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
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
S.C. Counties Represented 23
Other States Represented 12
Underrepresented in Medicine 19%
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.