MUSC students at graduation

Facts & Stats

COM Fact Sheet

Browse the College of Medicine's Fact Sheet for information about our college, degree programs, research portfolio, clinical care, and more.

Education By the Numbers

COM Total Enrollment - 761 
(includes M.D.,  M.D./Ph.D., and MPH candidates)

Diversity Among COM Students - 20%

Fall 2022 Incoming Medical Degree Class Statistics

Number of Applicants - 3955
First-year Students Enrolled in M.D. Program - 180
M.D. / Ph.D. Students - 8
Mean GPA - 3.77
Average MCAT - 511
Average Age - 23
Undergraduate Colleges Represented - 59
In-State - 87%
Out-of-State - 13%
S.C. Counties Represented - 24
Other States Represented - 11
Male -  40 percent
Female - 60 percent

COM First-Year Medical Student Expenses 2022 to 2023

Tuition and Fees - $37,500 (In-state), $66,849 (Out-of-state)
Health insurance - $2,433 (estimated)
Books/required expenses - $2,251

Link to MUSC Tuition & Fees

Class of 2022 Residency Match Results

The MUSC College of Medicine had a very successful residency match on March 18, 2022. The overall match rate pre-SOAP was 95.4%, which was above the national match average of 92.9%. Following SOAP (NRMP's Supplemental Offer Acceptance Program), 100% of the 151 graduating students of the Class of 2022 secured a residency position.  

Of the specialties in which students will be pursuing their training, Categorical Internal Medicine led the way with the highest number of students at 25 (16.6% of the graduating class).  Other popular specialties included Pediatrics (12%), Family Medicine (11.3%), Obstetrics and Gynecology (7.3%), Anesthesiology (6.6%), and Psychiatry (6.6%)

A total of 41 (27.3%) students will remain in South Carolina to complete their residency training, with 30 of these students staying at MUSC.  48.5% of the class will be entering primary care (including Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Medicine-Pediatrics, and Obstetrics and Gynecology).

Students also matched to programs in other competitive subspecialties: Diagnostic Radiology (9), Emergency Medicine (9), General Surgery (8), Neurology (6), Ophthalmology (5), Urology (4), Dermatology (3), Plastic Surgery (2), Pathology (2), Otolaryngology (2), Orthopedic Surgery (2), Interventional Radiology (2), Internal Medicine-Pediatrics (2), Radiation Oncology (1), and Vascular Surgery (1).

The Class of 2022 included six students who will enter military service, beginning their residencies at: Naval Medical Center in San Diego, CA; Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX; Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA; Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, NV; and Eglin Air Force Base, FL.