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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Campus
About
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, founded in 1859, attracts talented individuals to its faculty, staff, and student body through its cutting-edge research initiatives, superb clinical affiliates, global outlook, and innovative curriculum. Located in the heart of Chicago's Magnificent Mile, Feinberg has built a national reputation for excellence through a strong history of collaborative, interdisciplinary medical education and research, and along with Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation is part of the premier academic medical center known as Northwestern Medicine. Feinberg stands out among the nation's research-intensive medical schools and consistently receives high marks in U.S. News & World Report surveys. Through its affiliates, it provides patient care to thousands of individuals every year, and plays an integral part in the communities it serves.
Feinberg holds the No. 18 spot in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report ranking of top research-oriented medical schools in the country. Among departmental rankings, women's health ranks No. 11, AIDS research No. 14, and pediatrics No. 14.
Feinberg continues to ascend the National Institutes of Health funding rankings, moving from No. 39 in 2001 to No. 21 in 2012. The medical school also boasts eight departments ranked in the top 10 of their respective research areas.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago are ranked Nos. 6 and 8 respectively, in the U.S. News & World Report lists of Honor Roll hospitals for 2013-14, and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago has been ranked No. 1 among rehabilitation hospitals each year since 1991.
Statistics
Statistics for accepted applicants (2008-2009)
GPA: 3.8
Science GPA: 3.79
Overall MCAT Score: 35.1
MCAT Written Score: Q
Statistics for accepted applicants (2011-2012)
GPA: 3.9
Science GPA: 3.9
Overall MCAT Score: 35
MCAT Biological (BS) Score: 12
MCAT Physical (PS) Score: 12
MCAT Verbal (VR) Score: 11
MCAT Written Score: Q