Medical School Information

Getting Into Medical School

Getting into medical school can be a very tough journey as the average acceptance rate is approximately 14% as of 2015. This guide is designed to improve your chances of succeeding in getting into medical school!

The Health Care Team at the SSSC is also here to help you prepare for medical school applications and admission. You can schedule a one-on-one appointment with a Health Care Team member, who can walk you through the process of getting into medical school. The Team also has a variety of workshops and activities planned throughout the year to help you get ready for medical school, so make sure to check the Upcoming Events Calendar.

Medical schools commonly consider the following for admission:

Grades
MCAT
Extracurricular Activities and Volunteering
Interviews

To learn more about admission requirements for medical schools in Canada, visit Medical School Requirements.

UMHS St. Kitts Agreement

While many Carleton students choose to attend medical schools within Canada or the United States, they can also take advantage of a partnership with the University of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Kitts. The agreement reserves spots at UMHS for Carleton students who meet the terms of the agreement. Visit UMHS St. Kitts Agreement for more information.

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