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Weill Cornell Medicine, Weill Cornell College of Medicine

Address: 1300 York Ave, New York, NY 10065, United States

Description Weill Cornell Medicine, Weill Cornell College of Medicine

  • Location: New York, USA
  • Year of foundation: 1898
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of training: mixed.

Weill Cornell Medicine (formerly Weill Cornell Medicine). Weill Medical College Cornell University) is a leading academic medical institution founded in 1898 as a subsidiary of Cornell University. WCM's mission is exceptional care, research and education. Both locally and globally, the college is dedicated to promoting human health by providing exemplary and individualized patient care, implementing revolutionary biomedical discoveries, and educating generations of outstanding physicians and scientists.

Weill Cornell Medicine maintains relationships with more than 20 international partners on six continents.

Among the teaching staff there are more than 1,300 doctors and professors of natural sciences. About 1,600 applicants are enrolled in the university every year.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Weill Cornell Medicine, Weill Cornell College of Medicine

Program name
from 58 760 $ / year
from 15 440 $ / year

Accommodation, housing and food

Accommodation options for WCMstudents:

Olin Holl – for freshmen and graduate students. Amenities: furniture, plumbing, air conditioning, WiFi,fitness center, laundry. Utilities are included in the price. Single room will cost students $ 829 for 12 months.

Lasdon House is a multi-storey residential building for masters, second-year graduate students and older. Each apartment is equipped with a kitchen and bathroom. The cost of living for 12 months:

  • Studio – 1 853$
  • Two large bedrooms – 1 157$
  • Two bedrooms of different sizes – 1 132$
  • One bedroom apartment with a bedroom for three people - 1 029-1 054 $.

Stahl is a five-story house within a 6-minute walk of the college. The living quarters are not shared – each resident has their own unfuble studio or junior suite with one bedroom and a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom. The price of accommodation includes WiFi.

Price for 12 months:

  • Studio – 921$
  • Junior suite with one bedroom – 1 154$.

77th Street is a five-story apartment building in New York City, where students with spouses/ housemates / children live. Living quarters include un furnished studios and one-room apartments with fully equipped kitchens, bathrooms. Residents have access to fitness centers and lounges Olin Hall, Lasdon House. The price of housing does not include gas, TV, WiFi,electricity.

Price for 12 months:

  • Studio – 1 463$
  • One bedroom apartment – 1 781$.

Riverwalk, Southtown is a luxury condominium that is home to fellows (postdoctoral fellows) and their families. The 16-story building is located on Roosevelt Island, which can be reached by subway or tram from the main campus. Living spaces include un furnished studios, one/two bedroom apartments and a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom. Pets are allowed at an additional cost.

12 months stay:

  • Studio – 1 567-1 980$
  • With one bedroom – 1 995-2 557$
  • With two bedrooms – 3 329-3 656$.

The House is a full-service building located on the Roosevelt Island campus by Cornell Tech. Students and postdoctoral students live here. The building offers fully furnished, modern apartments, amenities: fitness center, rooftop lounge, concierge desk, shared workstations. Utilities are included in the price.

Prices for 12 months per person:

  • Apartment for three people – 1 307-1 400$
  • Double apartment – 1 538-1 583$
  • Single apartment – 2 306-2 367$.

MSK Residences – Four different dormitories on the Upper East Side. Living spaces include furnished studios/one-bedroom options for couples, as well as furnished apartments that share groups of roommates. Each apartment has a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom.

Price for 12 months per person:

  • Two-Share 950-1 256$
  • Studio – 1 524$
  • With one bedroom - $ 1 906.

Events Weill Cornell Medicine, Weill Cornell College of Medicine

The college has many student groups and associations, for example:

  • Students for Equal Opportunities in Medicine (SEOM) is an organization for students of cultural, racial minorities
  • The Latin American Association (LMSA) maintains an active presence in regional, national organizations
  • White Coats for Black Lives is a national organization dedicated to addressing racial bias in medical practice and education.
  • PEOPLE ("Peers Teach Their Peers: Learning from Each Other") was founded in 2015 by two medical students as a student-led discussion forum to combat bias and negative stereotypes in medical education
  • Women in Medicine (WIM) provides a platform for students and educators to discuss the unique challenges women face in medicine.
  • LGBT organization.

After hours, the student can engage in volunteer, volunteer work in medical institutions.

In the summer, most of the students of the college leave for internships, practice at Cornell University, travel with the TSRF program, and engage in research work.

Equipment Weill Cornell Medicine, Weill Cornell College of Medicine

WCM has buildings in New York and Qatar. The American campus is located at 1300 York Avenue and has:

  • Conference Halls
  • Lecture rooms
  • Semicircular classrooms
  • Griffis Faculty Club – dining rooms and dining room, bar
  • Library space with coworking area.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Important dates of the school year:

  • July 6 – start of training
  • May 9-19 – graduation.


  • December 21-January 3
  • June 7-13
  • June 28-July 5.

Expenses during the academic year:

  • education
  • Mandatory fees – 1 946$
  • Weill Cornell health insurance, other voluntary insurance (e.g. dental, vision)
  • Off-campus rentals
  • Books, equipment
  • transport
  • Mobile communication, Internet
  • nutrition
  • Exams (MD programs only).

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Every year, the admission committee selects 1600 out of about 7000 applicants. The committee is looking for candidates who are best prepared for future leadership positions in medicine. In addition to thorough training in basic sciences, applicants should have a broad liberal arts education with demonstrated achievements in the humanities and social sciences. General requirements for future students of all programs:

  • Letter of recommendation from previous supervisors
  • MCAT test results without limit values
  • Interviews with members of the selection committee
  • Two semesters in biology, chemistry, humanities, social sciences, physics in the former place of study
  • Completed courses in biology, physics, chemistry with a score of at least C (you can take courses in college before admission)
  • Health: Applicants must demonstrate immunity to measles, mumps, rubella, chickenpox, and hepatitis B. Documentation for revaccination against tetanus (Td) or pertussis (Tdap) conducted over the past 10 years should also be provided. Skin testing for tuberculosis is required.

Students must provide documentation of a medical examination conducted 12 months before admission, not to have infectious diseases.

Technical standards for applicants:

  • Observation: The candidate should be able to accurately and completely observe patients both at a distance and nearby. This ability requires functional vision, somatic sensations.
  • Communication
  • Sufficient motor functions
  • Behavioral and social norms (emotional health, honesty, etc.)
  • Intellectual-conceptual, integrative, quantitative abilities.

Applications are accepted from May 27 to October 15. In March, applicants receive a response letter with the decision of the commission by e-mail. In August, there is enrollment, orientation by groups.

Scholarships Weill Cornell Medicine, Weill Cornell College of Medicine

Financial assistance is provided by:

  • Under the MD program for material difficulties proven by the commission. Payments are allowed only if there is good academic performance.
  • In private loans. The University helps in banking affairs on crediting.
  • In the form of deferred assistance. The student pays the cost of training for 10 years after graduation from college (analogue of a loan without interest).

WCM has no scholarships for international students, graduation and certification programs.

Each student participating in the regularly planned ACCESS summer internship program on campus receives a scholarship of $4,000+ up to $500 for travel expenses.

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