If you’re looking to apply to a medical school in Hawaii, there is only one school you need to know. That school is the University of Hawai at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine. It’s a top medical school in the United States so if you plan to apply, be sure to take a look at their requirements, prerequisites, and admission statistics to improve your chances of getting into John A. Burns School of Medicine.
University of Hawai at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine
*Note: Only 8 nonresidents are usually accepted into the program.
- Minimum requirement MCAT score of 32 or above is recommended to apply.
- Minimum GPA of 3.64 or above is recommended to apply.
- Biology with Lab: 8 credit hours
- General Physics with Lab: 8 credit hours
- General Chemistry with Lab: 8 credit hours
- Organic Chemistry with Lab: 8 credit hours
- Biochemistry: 3 credit hours
- Cell and Molecular Biology: 3 credit hours
Recommended: Additional courses in biological and social sciences.
- The primary application service is AMCAS.
- Primary applications are due November 1st.
- Interviews are conducted from August through February 28th.
- Letters of recommendations are required to be sent through AMCAS’ Letter Service.
Admission Statistics (from 2011)
Over 1,653 (215 in-state, 1,438 out-of-state) students applied to the John A. Burns School of Medicine and only 66 (58 in-state, 8 out-of-state) students enrolled. The University of Hawaii at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine’s acceptance rate is about 3.9%. The enrollment rate is about 27% for in-state applicants and 0.5% for out-of-state applicants.
Dr. Satoru Izutsu, Vice Dean and Director of Admissions
Office of Student Affairs
Phone: (808) 692-0988
Fax: (808) 692-1247