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Number in Class: 152

The entering class size is 152, which includes 5 positions for the MD/PhD (MSTP) program, leaving 147 for the general MD.  The MD class is made up of 70% Iowa residents.  The MSTP does not have a residency requirement. 

Type of Student Number
Iowa residents 104
Nonresidents 43
MSTP (MD/PhD) Students 7
Females 73 (48%)
Males 79  (52%)
Mean Age (at admission) 23
Age Range 19-38
 
GPA 3.81
 

Undergraduate Majors (35 different majors)

Students in this year's class continue to demonstrate a broad cross-section of undergraduate majors. Course requirements for admission into the MD program include biology, chemistry, physics, and biochemistry. While a majority of the class held majors in the sciences and health sciences, many also graduated with majors in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and engineering.

Undergraduate Colleges Represented: 60

Type of Undergraduate Institution Number Percent
Graduates of Regents Institutions Iowa-48; ISU-12UNI-4 41
Graduates of Other Iowa Colleges 15 9.9
Graduates of Colleges Outside of Iowa  73 48

Mean GPA

  Average
Mean Science GPA 3.77
Mean Nonscience GPA 3.86
Mean Total GPA 3.81

Mean MCAT Scores

MCAT Mean
Overall 514
CARS 128
PSBB 129
CPBS 129
BBFL 129

 

Type of Ethnic Status Number
Under-represented in medicine 16 (10.5%)
Minority 33 (21.7%)
White/No Response 103 (67.8%)