University of Massachusetts--Worcester

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55 Lake Avenue N
Worcester, MA 01655


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#49 Best Research
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#5 Best Primary Care

Medical School Overview

The School of Medicine at University of Massachusetts--Worcester has an application deadline of November 1. The application fee at University of Massachusetts--Worcester is $100. Its tuition is Full-time: $8,352 (in-state). The faculty-student ratio at University of Massachusetts--Worcester is 2.7:1. The School of Medicine has 1,706 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

To pursue an M.D. degree at the University of Massachusetts—Worcester School of Medicine, a student must be a legal resident of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts—either someone who went to high school in the state or who has lived there for at least five years. Those who are not legal residents of Massachusetts can apply to the joint M.D./Ph.D. program, which is offered through both the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Medicine. The School of Medicine is the only public medical school in the Commonwealth and partners with UMass Memorial Health Care.

There are dozens of organizations for medical students to consider, including the Well Being Newspaper, a student-run medical publication that is published in English, Spanish, and Portuguese for underserved patients around the community. Students also coordinate unique programs like Medical Interviewing in Spanish, which teaches future doctors how to converse in the language, and a medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic. There are about 30 centers, programs, and institutes on campus, such as the Center for Health Law and Economics and the Center for Tobacco Treatment. Medical students cannot live on campus.


Applications accepted June 1 (Begins)
November 1 (Ends)
Application fee $100
AMCAS application accepted Yes
AACOMAS application accepted No


Full-time faculty 1,394
Full-time faculty-student ratio 2.7:1

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 518
Gender distribution
Gender distribution



Full-time: $8,352 (in-state)

Required fees $14,535


Graduates admitted to their first-choice residency program N/A
Most popular residency and specialty programs (2012 and 2013 classes)
anesthesiology internal medicine - pediatrics
dermatology obstetrics and gynecology
emergency medicine pediatrics
family practice psychiatry
internal medicine surgery - general

* Medical School Overview details based on 2013 data

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