In 2017-18 we had 7,347 primary applications from AMCAS and
reviewed 4,845 invited secondary applications. Of the secondary
applications, approximately 12% of these came from residents of the state of
The Admissions Committee interviewed 642 applicants for our
incoming class of 184. The entering CUSOM Class of 2022 includes 87 men, 97
women, has an average age of 24.6 years. 7% of the class is 30 years old or
older. The class is approximately half residents from Colorado and half
non-residents. The class is well-rounded, with a diverse set of experiences and
backgrounds. 48% of the class identifies as non-Caucasian and 28% come from
backgrounds traditionally under-represented in medicine.
Incoming students come from more than 83 different
undergraduate colleges and universities. Our incoming class has an average
cumulative GPA of 3.76 and an average MCAT score of 511.
Process Oriented Aspects of Admissions
Secondary applications are requested from selected
candidates. Once the secondary application is completed and a $100 application
fee is paid, files reviewed for consideration of interview.
Applicants are required to obtain three to five letters of
recommendation to support their candidacy for admission. Students are
interviewed on Friday mornings. Interviews begin in early September and
conclude in late February. Interviews are conducted in a mixed format, and at
the time of the interview, the AMCAS personal statement, the Colorado Essay,
experiences from the application, and legal residence, are available to