University of Ottawa Medical School Requirements & Admission Stats

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Updated: April 3, 2020

How to Get into University of Ottawa Medical School:

University of Ottawa Medical School - Mission: 

Our Mission is to select a culturally and socioeconomically diverse group of medical students who are ready to pursue academic and personal excellence and who possess multifaceted interests and personal qualities. These students will be able to, in an ethical and professional manner, contribute and be responsive to, the changing needs of society by:

a) Providing exemplary and compassionate patient care

b) Advancing the public’s health

c) Conducting ethical medical research and

d) Maintaining their personal wellness.

University of Ottawa Medical School - Curriculum:

  • Year 1 & 2: Pre-clerkship
  • Year 3: Clerkship
  • Year 4: Electives 

University of Ottawa Medical School - Admission Statistics:

  • Success rate (Overall): 6.0%
  • Success rate (In Province): 6.0%
  • Success rate (Out of Province): 5.9 %
  • Success rate (International): 0.0%
  • Average GPA: 3.93 (weighted)*
  • Average MCAT: Not required
*wGPA is calculated so that more recent years are weighted more heavily (i.e.: [GPA year 1 x 1 + GPA year 2 x 2 + GPA year 3 x 3]/6. See their website for more information)

University of Ottawa Medical School - Prerequisites:

  • 3 full time years of study leading to Bachelor's Degree
  • 1 year Biology, with lab
  • 1 year Humanities or Social Sciences
  • 2 years Chemistry: made up of General Chemistry (with lab), Organic Chemistry (with lab) and General Biochemistry (with or without lab)
For more information on prerequisites, click here.

University of Ottawa Medical School - Admissions Contact Information:

Admissions website:

Admissions contact email: admissmd [at]

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