M.D. Admissions

Profile of the Class of 2016

  • The Class of 2016 has 183 students. 50% are women; 11% have self-identified as belonging to groups traditionally under-represented in medicine, and 7% are M.D./Ph.D. students. 7,784 applicants applied for entrance.
  • Students range in age from 20 to 30; 22% are over the age of 25. The average age of the class is 23.3.
  • The average total GPA of the class is 3.75. The average science (BCPM) GPA is 3.72; the average all other (AO) GPA is 3.79.  32.8 is the average MCAT score.
  • 23% were born outside the United States, from countries that include: Albania, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Denmark, Ghana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Israel, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, the Netherlands, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, the Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and Trindad and Tobago. 3% are international students.
  • Class members represent 82 different colleges. The most highly represented, with three or more students, are: Barnard, Boston College, Boston University, Brown, Columbia, Cornell, the City University of New York System, Duke, Emory, Fordham, George Washington, Georgetown, Harvard, Hopkins, Lander College for Men, NYU, Rutgers, the State University of NY System, the University of California System, the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania, Washington University, and Yeshiva. For a complete list of undergraduate colleges and majors, click here.
  • Students represent 25 different states including California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, New Jersey, Nevada,  New York (44%), Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and the great state of Wisconsin. 
  • 46% have a Bachelor of Arts degree, 42% have a Bachelor of Science degree and 7% have an advanced degree.
  • 27% are non-science majors.
  • 19% of the class has at least one physician-parent.
  • 115 students speak at least one of 28 foreign languages . One student can Sign, 5 are trilingual and 33 have some fluency in Spanish.
  • 30 students play at least one of 10 different instruments. 24 are trained EMTs and two are Eagle Scouts.
  • Of paramount importance to the consideration of applications was each individual’s involvement in volunteer activities. Students worked with organizations such as the Share Institute, Save the Children, Pangea World Service Team, Hebrew Academy for Special Children, Bridges to Community, Habitat for Humanity, Unite for Site, Global Brigades, Venice Family Clinic, Students In Alliance for Asian American Concerns, West Africa Mission, Teach for America, Hats for Hope, Suicide Prevention and Crisis Center, the Peace Corps, Students Against Domestic and Dating Violence, Islamic Society of Stanford University, Cover Africa, Engineers Without Borders, AMPATH, Reach Out and Read, Centro Educativo Ñanta, Jersey Cares, and the LGBT Cooperative. 

    Members of the faculty, alumni and administration welcome members of the Class of 2016 and wish them success and happiness as students at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and as future physicians!   



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  • Admissions Quick Facts - Class of 2021
  • There were 7,679 applicants to the College
  • Approximately 1100 applicants were interviewed
  • The average age is 23.6
  • 32% are non-science majors
  • 36 students were born outside the United States
  • 77 colleges are represented
  • 5 international students
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