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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How do I apply?
  • How many applications do you receive and what are you looking for an applicant?
    • We receive an average of 500 applicants each year.  
    • We are looking for residents who are smart, hard-working and kind.  We have a strong culture of supporting one another and are looking for like-minded individuals.
  • Do you have USMLE step 1 and step 2 cut off scores?
    • We do not have a cut off, but the average score of our applicants is 230. 
  • When are the interview dates and what can I expect?
    • We are hoping to begin interviews in late October.  Scheduling will be available through the SF Match's Interview Scheduler.
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Find out more about living and working in Kansas City:

For questions about the program or status of an application, please contact Darwin Ball, Residency Coordinator at dball4@kumc.edu or 913-588-6660.

KU School of Medicine

KU EYE
7400 State Line Rd
Prairie Village, KS 66208
Phone: 913-588-6600
Fax: 913-588-6655