See the About Feinberg section of our main site to learn more about the medical school.
Is Feinberg an osteopathic or an allopathic medical school?
How many applications does Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine receive?
Each year, Feinberg receives about 8,000 applications for an entering class of 160.
What are the average GPAs and MCAT scores of candidates accepted to Feinberg? Are there any GPA or MCAT cut-offs?
The undergraduate median GPA for the 2021 entering class was 3.9, and the median score on the MCAT was 520. There are no minimum MCAT or GPA scores required for entrance to Feinberg School of Medicine. Our admissions committee completes a holistic review, including the academic course load and rigor, academic honors, extracurricular activities, community service, clinical and research experience and letters of recommendation.
How does U.S. News & World Report rank Feinberg?
Is Feinberg a clinical- or research-oriented medical school?
What are Feinberg’s hospital affiliations?
What research opportunities exist for Feinberg MD students?
Can I visit Feinberg and its affiliated hospitals?
Please contact the Office of Admissions regarding the availability of tours for college and university groups. We are unable to accommodate walk-in visits or individual tours.
How many Feinberg faculty members are there, and what is the faculty-to-student ratio?
Feinberg offers a premier medical education and top-notch research programs in large part because of the expertise, experience and dedication of its faculty. Numbering about 4,000, the medical school's faculty roster includes some of the best minds and hearts in medicine and biomedical research. Many have gained national and international prominence. Full-time or part-time faculty who also conduct research teach much of the core material in our clinical clerkships. Feinberg students enjoy a 3:1 faculty-to-student ratio.