Medical Schools in Newfoundland & Labrador

Updated: September 2, 2020

List of Medical Schools in Canada

This blog lists the medical schools located in Newfoundland & Labrador including the admission statistics and course requirements. It also outlines some features of the province which should be considered by applicants prior to applying to medical school there.

Canada’s most easterly province, with a population of just over 500,000, Newfoundland would provide an aspiring physician the chance to practice medicine in a more rural-like setting. Newfoundland experiences a wide range of weather due to its geographical location and is a tourist attraction for its unique natural beauty.

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Newfoundland Medical School:

Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine

Location: St. John’s, NL

Established in 1967, the Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine's mission is to "deliver integrated excellence in education, research and evidence informed care; meeting the unique health needs of our rural, remote and urban communities; and advocating for health, equity, Indigenous health and healthy populations." Each year, the school receives approximately 800 applicants competing for 80 seats in the MD program. Sixty of these seats are reserved for Newfoundland residents with the remaining seats available for Canadian and Non-Candian applicants. 

Course Requirements

No specific course requirements. Instead, to apply, students must have:

  • a bachelor's degree at a recognized university or university college before admission;
  • two letters of reference (one preferably being academic);
  • the MCAT exam written, within 5 years of the application deadline. 

Admission Statistics

Average accepted MCAT: 508

Average accepted GPA: 3.70

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