• Taylor Ngyuen

NYU Grossman School of Medicine


  • Location

  • Located in New York City, New York

  • Midtown Manhattan

  • Biomedical corridor extends along the East River

  • Easy access to art, architecture, music, theater, cuisine


  • Tuition

  • Costs of a four year MD student

  • Tuition is $57,476 per year

  • Fees are about $3,300 per year

  • Optional health insurance for $6,720 per year

  • Total living expenses amount to about $20,000 per year

  • Total educational expenses are about $88,000 per year

  • Costs of a three-year accelerated MD student

  • Tuition is $57,476 per year

  • Fees are about $3,300 per year

  • Optional health insurance is $6,720 per year

  • Total living expenses amount to about $21,000 (more expensive than a four year student)

  • Total educational expenses are about $90,000 per year


  • Financial Aid

  • Full-tuition scholarships are offered to all students if they complete satisfactory academic progress (SAP)

  • SAP requires students to

  • 3-year program

  • earn credit in 75% of the modules, clerkships, and clinical rotations they attempt

  • Complete all degree requirements within three years

  • 4-year program

  • earn credit in 75% of the modules, clerkships, and clinical rotations they attempt

  • Complete all degree requirements within six years

  • For the 2020-21 academic year, the SAP scholarships is $57,476 per student


  • MCAT scores for admissions

  • Median MCAT: 522 (within the 99th percentile)

  • Average MCAT: 520

  • Range: 510-527


  • GPA for admissions

  • Median undergrad GPA: 3.96

  • Average undergrad GPA: 3.89

  • Range: 3.47-4.0


  • Acceptance rates

  • 9,243 applications received

  • 999 multiple mini interviews granted

  • 102 students accepted

  • Acceptance rate: 2.45%


  • What it’s known for

  • Full tuition scholarships

  • School of Medicine Honors Program

  • International Health Program

  • Students travel abroad and partake in research, public health initiatives, or clinical education initiatives

  • School of Medicine Student Ambassador program

  • Students who want to represent their classmates and connect with alumni

  • The city of New York

  • Diverse student body


  • Student testimonies

  • Merit scholar Salma Abdou found camaraderie and community in NYC at NYU Grossman School of Medicine

  • “You would think it would be easy to get lost in such a large institution in such a big city, but it’s very comforting to know you always have a home base with your classmates”

  • Administration cares about students’ insights and thoughts on projects

  • Ignacio Calles says he is exposed to practicing medicine in different healthcare settings

  • “As someone from an economically disadvantaged background...it’s amazing to work alongside some of the best and brightest in medicine…”

  • Student Marcus Hines says mentorship and training appeals to students

  • “I have found a number of role models and mentors who share their time and advice…”



















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