2017 Entering Class Profile

Number in Class: 152

The entering class size is 152, which includes 10 positions for the MD/PhD (MSTP) program, leaving 142 for the general MD.  The MD class is made up of 70% Iowa residents.  Any  unfilled MSTP positions are automatically filled with Iowa residents.  The MSTP does not have a residency requirement. 

Type of Student Number
Iowa Residents 102
Non-residents 42
MSTP (MD/PhD) Students 8
Females 72 (47%)
Mean Age (at admission) 23
Age Range 20-33
(15 are 26 or older; 1 is 30 or older)

Undergraduate Majors (29 different majors)

Type of Undergraduate Major Number Percent
Biological Sciences 73 48%
Physical Sciences 48 32%
Nonscience Subjects 13 8%
Mixed Disciplines 7 5%
Other Health Professions 11 7%

Undergraduate Colleges Represented: 61

Type of Undergraduate Institution Number Percent
Graduates of Regents Institutions Iowa-35 ISU-15UNI-3 35
Graduates of Other Iowa Colleges 20 13
Graduates of Colleges Outside of Iowa  79 52

Mean GPA

  Average
Mean Science GPA 3.70
Mean Nonscience GPA 3.85
Mean Total GPA 3.77

Mean MCAT Scores

2015 MCAT Mean
CARS 127
PSBB 128
CPBS 128
BBFL 128

 

Type of Ethnic Status Number
Under-represented Minority 14 (9%)
Other Minority 29 (19%)
White/No Response 109 (72%)