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Urban Medicine Program Fact Sheet

Although IU School of Medicine has nine campuses across Indiana, IU School of Medicine—Northwest-Gary is the only campus that houses an Urban Medicine Program (UMP) in the state of Indiana.

Program Facts

2023 Entering Class Statistics
Number of applicants 81
Number of students enrolled 15
       Female students 10
       Male students 5
       Indiana resident students 6
       Non-Indiana resident students 9
       Average GPA 3.83
       Average MCAT score 510
IU School of Medicine scholarship recipients 3


Class Statistics by Graduation Year
Class of 2027 16
Class of 2026 16
Total number of current UMP students 32
       Female students 18
       Male students 14
       Indiana resident students 15
       Non-Indiana resident students 17


Annual Tuition
In state $37,088
Out of state $62,653

IU School of Medicine Facts

  • IU School of Medicine educates one of the largest medical student bodies in the U.S.

  • The Urban Medicine Program’s student body represents 18 urban counties across 10 states and 27 colleges and universities from around the United States.

  • 20% of the Urban Medicine Program’s 2023 entering class received some form of academic scholarship.

  • 38% of IU School of Medicine 2023 graduates matched into primary care residencies.

  • IU School of Medicine has more than 60 clinical departments and specialty divisions available to students.

  • More than half of all physicians in Indiana trained as students and/or residents at the IU School of Medicine.

  • 30% of IU School of Medicine 2023 graduates accepted Indiana University residencies.

2023–2024 Admissions Dates

Interview day
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023

Interview day
Wednesday, Sep. 6, 2023

Interview day
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023

Interview day
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023

Application deadline
Monday, Dec. 11, 2023

Interview day
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024

Interview day
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024

Program History and Timeline

IU School of Medicine is established in Bloomington, IN.

Third-year medical students begin clinical study in Indianapolis.

IU School of Medicine moves to Indianapolis.

Statewide medical education centers are established.

IU School of Medicine creates the Urban Medicine Program housed at the Northwest-Gary campus.

IU School of Medicine matriculates the first class of Urban Medicine Program students.

Contact the Urban Medicine Program


Admissions questions:

Curriculum questions:

Financial aid questions:


Urban Medicine Program Admissions: 317-274-3772

IU School of Medicine—Northwest-Gary: 219-980-6551


Admissions Office & Student Financial Services
635 Barnhill Drive
Van Nuys Medical Science, Room 112
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5135

Indiana University School of Medicine—Northwest-Gary
3400 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408