MD Program

Contact MD Admissions

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

  • 2014 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
    102
    Non-residents
    42
    MSTP (MD/PhD) Students
    8
    Females
    75 (49%)
    Mean Age
    23
    Age Range
    20-33
    (17 are 26 or older; 1 is 30 or older)

    Undergraduate Majors (28 different majors)

    Type of Undergraduate Major Number Percent
    Biological Sciences
    100
    66
    Physical Sciences
    14
    9
    Nonscience Subjects
    14
    9
    Mixed Disciplines
    6
    4
    Other Health Professions
    1
    <1%
    Other Majors
    17
    11%

    Undergraduate Colleges Represented: 67

    Type of Undergraduate Institution Number Percent
    Graduates of Regents Institutions
    Iowa-36 ISU-13; UNI-3
    34
    Graduates of Other Iowa Colleges
    16
    11
    Graduates of Colleges Outside of Iowa 
    84
    55

    Mean GPA and MCAT Scores

    Type of MCAT Component Average
    Mean Science GPA
    3.73
    Mean Nonscience GPA
    3.80
    Mean Total GPA
    3.76
    Mean Verbal Reasoning MCAT
    10.3
    Mean Physical Science MCAT
    10.8
    Median Writing Sample MCAT
    P
    Mean Biological Science MCAT
    11.2

    Ethnic Status

    Type of Ethnic Status Number
    Under-represented Minority
    13 (9%)
    Other Minority
     28 (18%)
    White/No Response
    111 (73%)