Would you like to get into the Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)? In this blog, you will learn SKMC admission requirements and statistics, as well as failproof strategies that will help you get in!

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Mission statement

"Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is committed to: educating physicians who will form and lead the integrated healthcare delivery and research teams of tomorrow; discovering new knowledge that will define the future of clinical care through investigation from the laboratory to the bedside, and into the community; and setting the standard for quality, compassionate and efficient patient care for our community and for the nation. Jefferson recognizes that a diverse community is imperative to achieving excellence in patient care, education, and research. As we carry out our mission, we are committed to the highest standards of professionalism and aspire to be a community of discovery, learning, and inclusion. "

Academic Curriculum

  • Phase 1 focuses on fundamental knowledge and skills and runs through April of the second year of the curriculum. In this phase students have a longitudinal clinical experience, as well as a scholarly inquiry (continuing through
  • Phase 2 and 3) and a humanities experience. The new curriculum has a reduced number of lectures and more small-group sessions focusing on problem-solving, evidence-based medicine, and service-based learning.
  • Phase 2 includes required core clinical clerkships and a research month.
  • Phase 3 focuses on the student's chosen specialty 


  • No research or thesis required during medical school.

Admissions Statistics

  • Success rate (Overall): 8%
  • Success rate (In-State): 16.67%
  • Success rate (Out-of-State): 7.2%
  • Success rate (International): 1.7%
  • Average Accepted GPA: 3.75
  • Average Accepted MCAT Scores: 512

Required Courses

  • biology, general and organic chemistry and physics

Contact information

Main site:  http://www.jefferson.edu/university/skmc/admissions.html

Admissions contact email: [email protected]

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