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School of Medicine

M.D. Program Admissions

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Admissions Information

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Baylor College of Medicine, through a holistic review process, is committed to selecting a highly qualified entering class each year to further our mission of excellence in patient care, research, education, and community service to an increasingly diverse society. Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

As we seek to matriculate students to further the mission of Baylor College of Medicine, the holistic admissions process, gives balanced consideration in a flexible, individualized way to the applicant's experiences, attributes and academic metrics and, when considered in combination, how the individual might contribute value to the medical profession.

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Applicant Qualities and Experience

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Baylor College of Medicine looks for individuals with:

  • Diversity to strengthen our institution by increasing talent and ensuring a fuller perspective
  • High intellectual ability
  • Evidence of a strong interest in medicine
  • A high level of personal integrity
  • Varied experiences
  • Attributes and experiences that demonstrate leadership and exceptional service to others
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Winning Application

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Tips straight from the AAMC on how to create a winning AMCAS application.

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All Access: Medical School Admissions Podcast

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Listen to learn more about the School of Medicine's holistic admissions process, what the Admissions Committee looks for in an applicant, what sets BCM apart from other medical schools, etc.