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Number in Class: 152

The entering class size is 152, which includes 9 positions for the MD/PhD (MSTP) program, leaving 143 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 100 (70%)
Nonresidents 43   (30%)
MSTP (MD/PhD) Students 9
Females 83 (54.6%)
Males 69  (45.4%)
Mean Age (at admission) 23
Age Range 20-37
GPA 3.79

Undergraduate Majors (31 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: 74

Type of Undergraduate Institution Number Percent
Graduates of Regents Institutions Iowa-39; ISU-10UNI-2 33.6
Graduates of Other Iowa Colleges 24 15.8
Graduates of Colleges Outside of Iowa  77 50.7

Mean GPA

Mean Science GPA 3.74
Mean Nonscience GPA 3.86
Mean Total GPA 3.79

Mean MCAT Scores

Overall 513
CPBS 129
CARS 127
BBFL 129
PSBB 129


Demographics Number
White/No Response 91 (59.9%)
First generation college student 16 (11%)
Iowa Rural 21 (21%)
Rural 25 (18%)
Under-represented in medicine 19 (12.5%)
Minority (Asian and/or Indian) 42 (27.6%)