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2016 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 101
Non-residents 51
MSTP (MD/PhD) Students 11
Females 61 (40%)
Mean Age (at admission) 23
Age Range 20-35
(17 are 26 or older; 7 are 30 or older)

Undergraduate Majors (36 different majors)

Type of Undergraduate Major Number Percent
Biological Sciences 89 59%
Physical Sciences 16 11%
Nonscience Subjects 20 13%
Mixed Disciplines 25 16%
Other Health Professions 2 1%

Undergraduate Colleges Represented: 73

Type of Undergraduate Institution Number Percent
Graduates of Regents Institutions Iowa-35 ISU-5UNI-4 29
Graduates of Other Iowa Colleges 24 16
Graduates of Colleges Outside of Iowa  84 55

Mean GPA

  Average
Mean Science GPA 3.71
Mean Nonscience GPA 3.79
Mean Total GPA 3.74

Mean MCAT Scores

2015 MCAT Mean
CARS 127
PSBB 128
CPBS 128
BBFL 128
Previous MCAT Mean
Verbal Reasoning 10
Physical Science     11
Biological Science 11

 

Type of Ethnic Status Number
Under-represented Minority 23 (15%)
Other Minority 27 (18%)
White/No Response 102 (67%)