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Southern Illinois School of Medicine

Southern Illinois School of Medicine Campus
About
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is a medical school located in Springfield, the capital of the U.S. state of Illinois. It is part of the Southern Illinois University system, which includes a campus in Edwardsville as well as the flagship in Carbondale. The medical school was founded in 1970 and achieved full accreditation in 1972. It was originally founded to relieve a chronic shortage of physicians in downstate Illinois.
Mission
The mission of the SIU School of Medicine is to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health-care needs through education, patient care, research, and service to the community.
Statistics
Statistics for accepted applicants (2008-2009)
GPA: 3.63
Science GPA: 3.51
Overall MCAT Score: 29.1
MCAT Written Score: P
Statistics for accepted applicants (2011-2012)
GPA: 3.6
Science GPA: 3.6
Overall MCAT Score: 29
MCAT Biological (BS) Score: 10
MCAT Physical (PS) Score: 9
MCAT Verbal (VR) Score: 10
MCAT Written Score: O