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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 103
Nonresidents 49
MSTP (MD/PhD) Students 8
Females 71 (47%)
Males 79  (52%)
Mean Age (at admission) 23
Age Range 20-35
GPA 3.80

Undergraduate Majors (33 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: 59

Type of Undergraduate Institution Number Percent
Graduates of Regents Institutions Iowa-52; ISU-13UNI-1 43
Graduates of Other Iowa Colleges 14 9.2
Graduates of Colleges Outside of Iowa  72 48

Mean GPA

Mean Science GPA 3.75
Mean Nonscience GPA 3.86
Mean Total GPA 3.80

Mean MCAT Scores

Overall 515
CARS 129
PSBB 130
CPBS 129
BBFL 129


Type of Ethnic Status Number
Under-represented in medicine 13 (8.6%)
Minority 42 (27.6%)
White/No Response 97 (63.8%)