Medical Schools in Connecticut

Updated: April 29, 2020

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This blog lists the medical schools located in Connecticut and outlines some features of the state which you should consider if you are applying to a medical school in Connecticut.

Connecticut offers some of the best educational institutions in the world, along with the opportunity to study in a less densely populated state, while still allowing you to benefit from proximity to large urban centers in New England the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

Medical Schools in Connecticut:

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Yale School of Medicine

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Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

The Frank H. Netter School of Medicine's mission is to "educate current and future physicians to serve our community, as well as our profession. We accomplish this goal in a student-centered, collaborative environment that values compassionate care, integrity and inclusivity, academic excellence and scholarship, adaptability and social responsibility." Founded in 2010, the Frank H Netter School of Medicine receives close to 8000 applicants and accepts around 100 students into it's MD program. 

 Location: Hamden, CT

Course Requirements

  • General Biology - 2 Semesters (with labs)
  • General Chemistry - 2 Semesters (with labs)
  • Organic Chemistry - 1 Semester (with lab)
  • Biochemistry - 1 Semester
  • General Physics - 2 Semesters
  • College English/Writing Intensive - 2 Semesters
  • College Math or Statistics - 2 Semesters (college algebra or above)

Admission Statistics

Average accepted MCAT score: 512

Average accepted GPA: 3.6

University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Founded in 1961, the University of Connecticut School of Medicine's mission is "innovation, discovery, education and service.The school trains the next generation of medical students, residents, specialty fellows, and clinical practitioners in an environment of exemplary patient care, research, and public service." Each year, roughly 3300 students compete for 110 available spots in the MD program.

 Location: Farmington, CT

Course Requirements

  • Chemistry (2 years of college credit with lab, at least 1 semester in being Organic Chemistry)
  • Physics (1 year of college credit with lab)
  • Biology or Zoology (1 year of college credit with lab)
  • English ( 1 year of college credit - courses in composition and literature are strongly recommended)

Admission Statistics

Average accepted MCAT score: Not available

Average accepted GPA: 3.7

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 Yale School of Medicine

Yale School of Medicine's mission is "to educate and inspire scholars and future leaders who will advance the practice of medicine and the biomedical sciences."

 Location: New Haven, CT

Course Requirements

  • General biology with lab (2 semesters)
  • General chemistry with lab (2 semesters)
  • General physics with lab (2 semesters)
  • Organic chemistry with lab (1 semester)
  • Biochemistry, lab highly recommended but not required (1 semester)

Admission Statistics

Average accepted MCAT score: 522

Average accepted GPA: 3.92

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