Canadian Medical Schools' Admission Statistics

When applying to a medical school, it’s important to consider their admissions stats. These values can help you decide which schools to apply for and where you would be considered a top competitor. They also save you time when it comes to eventually tackling your application

Below is a list of Canadian medical schools and their respective stats. It includes each school’s acceptance rate as well as the average GPA and MCAT scores of the students who were accepted and enrolled into the MD program.

Ontario Schools

School Average GPA Average MCAT(by section or total) Acceptance rate (%) Average age
McMasterUniversity 3.89 129 (CARS) 4.2 20.9
Northern Ontario School of Medicine 3.86 N/A 3.2 26
University of Ottawa N/A N/A 3.8 N/A
Queen’s University N/A N/A 8.3 N/A
University of Toronto 3.95 N/A N/A N/A
Western University 3.89  BBFLS & CPBS: 129CARS: 128 7.0 N/A

School Average GPA Average MCAT(by section or total) Acceptance rate (%) Average age
University of Alberta Albertans: 3.81Non-Albertans: 3.90 Albertans: 128.27Non-Albertans: 128.66 10.0 26.3
University of British Columbia 3.53 514 12.8 24
University of Calgary 3.85 511 10.2 24
Dalhousie University 3.80 508 10.8 25
University of Manitoba 4.18 (3.77 for Indigenous pool) 514 12.5 N/A
McGill University 3.88 N/A 6.1 23
University of Sasketchewan 3.55 509 12.3 24

To learn how each school calculates their applicants’ GPA, visit our blog on the topic. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us!

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