University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine

University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine Campus
The Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is a highly ranked medical school where students learn to become accomplished clinicians and top-flight researchers and educators. Students come to Iowa to study medicine in a program that uses case-based learning as the basis of their education. With its emphasis on problem-solving skills, early exposure to patients, and enhanced community-based experiences, UI medical students typically earn impressive scores on Step 1 of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination and successfully "match" with top-quality residency programs around the country.
The research enterprise of the UI Carver College of Medicine garnered over 9 million in external funding in FY 2012 and is ranked 10th among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report.
Researchers in the College's over 280 laboratories are served by state-of-the-art core research facilities and research support facilities. Much of the research conducted is interdisciplinary and collaborations are fostered and coordinated through major research centers, institutes and programs. Many faculty members are internationally renowned for their research. Four faculty members are Howard Hughes Institute Investigators, 17 are members of the Institute of Medicine and three are members of the National Academy of Sciences.
Statistics for accepted applicants (2008-2009)
GPA: 3.82
Science GPA: 3.76
Overall MCAT Score: 33
MCAT Written Score: P
Statistics for accepted applicants (2011-2012)
GPA: 3.8
Science GPA: 3.8
Overall MCAT Score: 32
MCAT Biological (BS) Score: 11
MCAT Physical (PS) Score: 11
MCAT Verbal (VR) Score: 10
MCAT Written Score: P