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Department of Pharmacology & Systems Physiology

Special Master’s Program in Physiology

Success Rates

UC's special master's program in physiology graduated its first class in 2007. As is the case for similar programs elsewhere, the success rate for admission into professional school is best illustrated after a gap year. The table below provides success rates for graduates of the UC special master's program in physiology applying to medical school, by program year.

Program year Students admitted to medical school during the program yeara Total students admitted to medical (or dental) schoola
2006–07b 53% 100%
2007–08 53% 89%
2008–09 55% 95%
2009–10 48% 100%
2010–11 82% 92%
2011–12 69% 93%
2012–13 78% 94%
2013–14 52% 90%
2014–15 64% 90%
2015–16 63% 93%
2016–17 63% 67%c
2017–18 56%c

aExpressed as percent of the total number of students who applied to medical (or dental) school
bInaugural year
cAs of July 2, 2018

Program Comparisons

Refer to the table below to compare UC's special master's program in physiology program with similar programs at other institutions.

Institution
Side-by-side with medical students?
Program duration (years)
Tuition (annual)
Cost-of-living indexd
Entrance minimum GPA, MCAT
University of Cincinnati Yes 1 $37,000/$37,400e 100% 3.0, 504
Georgetown University Yes 1 $52,037e 162% 3.0, 507
Eastern Virginia Medical School Yes 1 $37,658/$44,938e 105% 2.75, 503
Boston University Yes 1 $52,816e 159% 3.0, 500
Drexel University (IMS) Yes 1 $26,984e 131% 3.0, 507
Loyola University No 1 $44,160e 128% 3.0, 500

dCost-of-living index relative to Cincinnati (100%) from Bankrate.com, accessed May 1, 2017
eRates provided are tuition only, for academic year 2018–19 (in-state/out-of-state, if applicable)

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