UC Berkeley Medical School Acceptance Rates

Highlights of Cal medical school applicants:

  • The majority of Cal applicants take at least 1 gap year before entering medical school. For most applicants, this timeline means applying after spring of their senior (or final) year at Cal.
  • Cal applicants have consistently higher acceptance rates than the national average.
  • Across all MCAT scores, Cal applicants with a cumulative GPA of 3.60 or higher are more likely than not to be accepted.
  • Cal applicants represent a variety of majors, within and outside of the biological sciences, and across all colleges, including Letters & Science, Engineering, Public Health, and Natural Resources.


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