Posted August 29, 2017

Lewis Katz School of Medicine ranks in top 10 for applicants

More than 10,500 applications for fall 2016 place Temple’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine among the country’s 10 most-sought-after medical schools. 

Temple's Lewis Katz School of Medicine
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Betsy Manning
Temple’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine ranks No. 9 in the nation for applications received, according to a new U.S. News & World Report list.
With more than 10,500 applicants to its fall 2016 class, Temple’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine ranks among the 10 most-sought-after medical schools in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s graduate school rankings.
For the 2016-2017 academic year, the Katz School received 10,623 applications, the ninth highest number of applications among medical schools in the U.S. Other schools topping the list of applicant numbers include Georgetown University School of Medicine, the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School, as well as Philadelphia peers Drexel University College of Medicine and Thomas Jefferson University’s Sidney Kimmel Medical College. 
“The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University consistently attracts a wonderfully diverse student body with a wide variety of life experiences and out-of-classroom interests, as well as a true commitment to serving the community,” said Associate Dean of Admissions Jacob W. Ufberg, a professor of emergency medicine. “Through its world-class faculty, research excellence and unbeatable clinical experience, the Lewis Katz School of Medicine offers students the highest quality educational programs designed to train the next generation of physicians, medical researchers and healthcare professionals.”