Medical Schools in Alabama

There are a total of 3 medical schools in Alabama – two of them are allopathic/traditional M.D. granting institutions and one of them is an osteopathic D.O. granting institution. Below you will find a list of the medical schools in Alabama along with detailed information about each school. Each school’s information includes general contact information, a summary of the school’s mission, and the ranking/statistics/admission’s profile.

Allopathic Medical Schools

There are 2 allopathic medical schools in Alabama: University of South Alabama College of Medicine and the University of Alabama School of Medicine.

University of Alabama School of Medicine

University of Alabama School of Medicine

Contact Information for the University of Alabama

1530 3rd Avenue, South, FOT 1203
Birmingham, AL 35294-3412
United States
Tel: (205)934-1997 Fax: (205)975-6190
University of Alabama School of Medicine Website

About the University of Alabama School of Medicine

The University of Alabama School of Medicine is a public medical school located in Birmingham, Alabama. The school also currently has 2 branch campuses located in Huntsville and Tuscaloosa. The school only accepts applicants with an MCAT score of 24 or higher. The institution’s primary mission is meeting the health care needs of the state of Alabama, particularly those of underserved populations in the state. A unique feature of the school’s admissions process is the inclusion of “blind” interviews. Although the interviewers have access to the applicant’s primary and secondary applications as well as recommendation letters, the interviewers do not have access to applicant’s coursework, grades or MCAT scores

University of Alabama Admissions Profile

First Year Class/Total Enrollment: 176 / 691

Tuition and Fees Resident/Non-resident: $24,287 / $59,863

Primary Application: AMCAS, Latest Application Filing Date: November 1, 2013

Additional Programs: Bacc/MD, MD/MPH, MD/PhD, Summer Program

MCAT® Range, 10th-90th Percentile: 27 – 35

GPA Range, 10th-90th Percentile: 3.54 – 3.98

University of South Alabama College of Medicine

University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Contact Information for the University of South Alabama

307 University Boulevard
Mobile, AL 36688
United States
Tel: (251)460-7189 Fax: (251)460-6073
University of South Alabama College of Medicine Website

About the University of South Alabama College of Medicine

University of South Alabama College of Medicine is a public medical school located in Mobile, Alabama. The primary mission of the college of medicine is to produce physicians who hope to practice in Alabama and the Central Gulf Coast region. A unique aspect of the South Alabama College of medicine is that it encourages students to participate in overseas clinical electives. Although, the primary mission is to support its home state, the school states the following in regards to out-of-state applicants:

Although our primary obligation is to residents of the state of Alabama, we encourage applicants from neighboring states who have the following credentials:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year college
  • GPA of 3.6 or higher
  • MCAT score of 30 or higher

University of South Alabama Admissions Profile

First Year Class/Total Enrollment: 74 / 291

Tuition and Fees Resident/Non-resident: $26,274 / $51,295

Primary Application: AMCAS, Latest Application Filing Date: November 15, 2013

Additional Programs: Bacc/MD, MD/PhD, Postbaccalaureate, Summer Program

MCAT® Range, 10th-90th Percentile: 27 – 34

GPA Range, 10th-90th Percentile: 3.44 – 3.98

Osteopathic Medical Schools

There is 1 osteopathic medical school in Alabama recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM).

 

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Alabama College of  Osteopathic Medicine

Contact Information for the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

1118 Ross Clark Circle, Suite 210
Dothan, AL  36301
United States
Tel: (855) 364-ACOM (2266), (334) 699-2266 Fax: (334) 699-2268
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine Website
[email protected]

About the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

The Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine, located in Dothan, Alabama, is one of the newest osteopathic medical schools in the United States. The school seemingly processes applications extremely fast compared to that of other institutions. All of its AACOMAS applications are processed and screened within two weeks of receipt. Qualified candidates are then invited to submit a secondary application. Within 7-10 days of the applicant’s interview, the recommendation of the Admissions Committee is reviewed and the Dean submits a written decision to the applicant.

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