Medical Schools in Indiana

Updated: June 6, 2020

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This blog lists the medical schools located in Indiana including their course requirements and admission statistics. It also outlines some features of the state which you should consider if you are applying to a medical school in Indiana.

Indiana only has one allopathic medical school and one osteopathic medical school, but its large and growing population will expose you to plenty of different patients and presentations. Indiana also features suburban, exurban, and rural areas, letting a medical student interact with patients from a variety of backgrounds.

Medical Schools in Indiana:

Indiana University School of Medicine

Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Indiana University School of Medicine

Established in 1903, the Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine's mission is "to advance health in the state of Indiana and beyond by promoting innovation and excellence in education, research and patient care." Each year roughly 7000 applicants compete for 360 available positions in the MD program. More than half of IU trained physicians practice in state.

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Course Requirements

  • One year of General and Organic Chemistry with lab
  • One year Physics with lab
  • One year Biology with lab
  • One semester of Biochemistry
  • One Social Science 
  • One Behavioral Science course

Admission Statistics

Average accepted MCAT: 510

Average accepted GPA: 3.75

Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Founded in 1936, Marian University's mission is to "be a great Catholic university dedicated to providing students with excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition. We welcome students of all faiths who seek an educational experience framed within the context of our Franciscan values of dignity of the individual, peace and justice, reconciliation, and responsible stewardship. Our understanding of these values is informed by reflection on the life of Jesus Christ and prayer." The relatively new DO program welcomed it's first class in 2013 and uses a holistic approach to selecting successful students.

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Course Requirements

  • Biology with lab: 8 semester hours
  • Biochemistry: 3 semester hours
  • Inorganic chemistry with lab: 8 semester hours
  • Organic chemistry with lab: 8 semester hours
  • Physics with lab: 8 semester hours
  • English: 6 semester hours
  • Behavioral science: 6 semester hours

Recommended Courses

  • Molecular biology
  • Genetics
  • Humanities
  • Math/Statistics

Minimum accepted MCAT: 491

Minimum accepted GPA: 3.10

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