MD Program

Contact MD Admissions

1213 MERF
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2600
Phone:(800) 493-7415
Phone:(319) 335-8052
Fax: (319) 335-8049

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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-5; UNI-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%)