This is part of an ongoing series on some of the most popular colleges for pre-meds and med students. You are welcome to add your comments and suggestions! -Don Osborne
The Medical College of Georgia is probably your top pick if you’re a pre-med at the University of Georgia or if you live in the Athens area. Let’s look at some stats so you can gauge what your chances are:
- Number of applicants — 2,741
- Number of matriculants — 230
- In-state and out-of-state matriculants — 93.5% / 6.5%
- Average GPA — 3.72
- Average MCAT score — 31
For those living in Georgia area, this school is in reach. It’s definitely affordable. The Medical College of Georgia is found in the city of Augusta, which has quite a beautiful riverwalk that is nice to reminisce and hang out at. If you’re planning on applying, you should first check out if you have the right stats.