M.D. Admissions

Profile of the Class of 2019

  • The Class of 2019 has 183 students. 47% are women; 12.5% have self-identified as belonging to groups traditionally under-represented in medicine, and 7% are M.D./Ph.D. students. 8,138 applicants applied for entrance.
  • Students range in age from 21 to 44; 37 (20%) are over the age of 25 and 8 are over the age of 30. The average age of the class is 23.7.
  • The average total GPA of the class is 3.78. 33.43 is the average MCAT score.
  • 7 are international students from Canada, India and New Zealand. 33 (18%) were born outside the U.S. in countries that include Austria, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Ecuador, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, India, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, the Republic of Korea, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Romania, the Province of Taiwan, the United Kingdom and Uzbekistan.  .
  • Class members represent 83 colleges. The most highly represented, with three or more students, are Boston College, Brown, the City University of New York, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, NYU, Northwestern, the State University of NY, Swarthmore, Tufts, the University of California, the University of Michigan, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Virginia, Vassar, Yale and Yeshiva.
  • 32 languages are spoken other than English, and 19 students claim fluency in 19 languages including Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Malayalam, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Twi and Urdu.  45% (82) of the class is proficient in Spanish.   
  • Students represent 23 states and 75 (41%) are residents of the state of New York.
  • 26 students are musicians, and 19 are certified EMTs.
  • Students have volunteered with many organizations including Pedagogy of Action of South Africa; College Prep Mentorship for South Bronx United; the Pajama Program;  Salvation Army; Helping Hands; Project START; Special Needs Aquatic Program; Girls on the Run; Ronald McDonald House; AmeriCorps; Clinic Ole Quality Improvement Project; the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center; Nebraska Master Naturalist Program; Amnesty International; Venice Family Clinic; Honduras Public Health Brigade; New York Cares; Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation;  3-Bell Ranch; Emeritus Senior Living; The Road Home; Science Olympiad; and the HAVEN Free Clinic.  
  • 67 (37%) are non-science majors. 50% have a bachelor of arts; 42% have a bachelor of science; and 7% have an advanced degree. ("Science and Math Majors" include: Aerospace Engineering, Agriculture, Anatomy, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomathematics, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Science, Bio–physics, Botany, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chemistry and Biology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Double Major Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Genetics, Geology, Geophysics, Human Biology, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Meteorology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Natural Science, Neuroscience, Oceanography, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physics, Physiology, Premedicine, Psychobiology, Science General, Science–Other, Biology, Science-Other Physics, Statistics, and Zoology.)
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Admissions Quick Facts

  • Admissions Quick Facts - Class of 2019
  • There were 8,138 applicants to the college
  • Approximately 1200 applicants were interviewed
  • The average MCAT score is 33.43 (+/- 1.5)
  • The average GPA is 3.78 (+/- 0.2)
  • The average age is 23.7
  • 37% are non-science majors
  • 33 students were born outside the United States
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