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State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University

Brooklyn, NY 2-Year Grad Public
Acceptance Rate14%
Acceptance Rate14%

Downstate Medical Center Admissions

If you are planning on applying to Downstate Medical Center, the fee for the application costs $30.

Downstate Medical Center Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Downstate Medical Center's admissions stats.

Downstate Medical Center 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for State University of New York Downstate Medical Center.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Info Not Available –– ––

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Downstate Medical Center does not offer early decision

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How To Get Into State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

It is moderately difficult to get into Downstate Medical Center. Downstate Medical Center evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Downstate Medical Center accepted 14% of all applicants, about 137 of the 1,005 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Downstate Medical Center, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Downstate Medical Center

Downstate Medical Center has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Downstate Medical Center?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out. What does Downstate Medical Center consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Downstate Medical Center for more information on admission factors.

Downstate Medical Center Application Requirements

To apply to Downstate Medical Center, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Downstate Medical Center's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Downstate Medical Center?

Downstate Medical Center has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Downstate Medical Center does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Downstate Medical Center does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Downstate Medical Center.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is May 1. Applicants should hear back by August 31.

Downstate Medical Center Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Downstate Medical Center?

❌ Students who are admitted to Downstate Medical Center must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Downstate Medical Center accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Downstate Medical Center accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Downstate Medical Center?

✅ Downstate Medical Center is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Downstate Medical Center's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Downstate Medical Center is 14%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Downstate Medical Center?

❌ Downstate Medical Center does not offer early decision.

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Downstate Medical Center Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Downstate Medical Center? Downstate Medical Center is a somewhat selective institution. The Downstate Medical Center acceptance rate is 14%. This means that the institution accepts 13 out of every 100 applicants.


Downstate Medical Center Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

May 1

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Downstate Medical Center is May 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Downstate Medical Center ACT Scores


ACT Range

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Downstate Medical Center SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Downstate Medical Center GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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