MD Program

Contact MD Admissions

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

  • 2013 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
    42
    MSTP (MD/PhD) Students
    9 (non-residents)
    Females
    55 (36%)
    Mean Age
    23
    Age Range
    20-34
    (15 are 26 or older; 2 are 30 or older)

    Undergraduate Majors (31different majors)

    Type of Undergraduate Major Number Percent
    Biological Sciences
    81
    53
    Physical Sciences
    18
    12
    Nonscience Subjects
    22
    14
    Mixed Disciplines
    9
    6
    Other Health Professions
    1
    <1%
    Other Majors
    21
    14%

    Undergraduate Colleges Represented: 70

    Type of Undergraduate Institution Number Percent
    Graduates of Regents Institutions
    Iowa-41 ISU-13; UNI-3
    38
    Graduates of Other Iowa Colleges
    14
    9
    Graduates of Colleges Outside of Iowa 
    81
    53

    Mean GPA and MCAT Scores

    Type of MCAT Component Average
    Mean Science GPA
    3.71
    Mean Nonscience GPA
    3.79
    Mean Total GPA
    3.75
    Mean Verbal Reasoning MCAT
    10.2
    Mean Physical Science MCAT
    11.1
    Median Writing Sample MCAT
    P
    Mean Biological Science MCAT
    11.1

    Ethnic Status

    Type of Ethnic Status Number
    Under-represented Minority
    12 (8%)
    Other Minority
     26 (17%)
    White/No Response
    114 (75%)