Medical Schools in Nevada

Updated: April 29, 2020

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This blog lists the medical schools in Nevada 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 Nevada.

Nevada features the large, metropolitan areas of Las Vegas and Reno, as well as many smaller, more rural communities, allowing you to gain exposure to both urban and rural medicine. Nevada is also an ideal state to study if you are interested in geriatrics, as it features a large population of retired and senior individuals.

Medical Schools in Nevada:

University of Nevada Las Vegas, School of Medicine

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Touro University Nevada School of Osteopathic Medicine

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University of Nevada Las Vegas, School of Medicine

University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine boasts some of the lowest tuition costs, about half the cost of the national average. In addition, 76% of UNLV students receive financial aid or scholarships. Established in 1957, UNLV's mission is to "promote community well-being and individual achievement through education, research, scholarship, creative activities, and clinical services. We stimulate economic development and diversification, foster a climate of innovation, promote health, and enrich the cultural vitality of the communities that we serve."

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Course Requirements

  • Biology: three semesters; one semester must have laboratory experience
  • Biochemistry: one semester
  • Behavioral Science/Psychology or Sociology: one semester

Recommended Courses

  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physiology
  • Statistics
  • Physics

Admission Statistics

Minimum accepted MCAT score: 499

Minimum accepted GPA: 3.2

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Founded in 1969, the Reno School of Medicine features a small class size, only admitting roughly 70 students each year. Their mission is to "improve health and health care in our communities and to our vision of A Healthy Nevada."

Location: Reno, NV

Course Requirements

  • Chemistry with lab: 8 credits
  • Organic Chemistry with lab: 8 credits
  • Physics with labs: 8 credits
  • General Psychology or Abnormal Psychology: 3 credits
  • Biochemistry: 3 credits
  • Biology with labs: 15 credits

Admission Statistics

Minimum accepted MCAT score: 497 for Nevada Residents, 500 for out of state residents

Minimum accepted GPA: 2.80

Touro University Nevada Osteopathic Medicine

The Touro University Nevada's mission is to "prepare students to become outstanding osteopathic physicians who uphold the values, philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine and who are committed to primary care and the holistic approach to the patient."

Location: Henderson, NV

Course Requirements

  • 8 semester credits of Biology/Zoology with Lab
  • 8 semester credits of Inorganic Chemistry
  • 8 semester credits of Organic Chemistry with Lab
  • 4 semester units of Biochemistry may be substituted for the second semester of Organic Chemistry
  • 8 semester credits of Physics
  • 6 semester credits of English
  • 6 semester credits of Behavioral Sciences
  • 3 semester credits of Math/Statistics

Admission Statistics

Average accepted MCAT score: 506

Minimum accepted GPA: 3.0

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