Osteopathic Medical School Admissions – 2017 Entering Class – Top 10 Statistics

Important information for DO applicants.

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Are you applying to Osteopathic medical school in 2018-2019?  If so, be sure to understand the latest characteristics of those who entered in summer/fall of 2017.

According to a report recently published by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, “there were 2.85 applicants for each COCA[*]-approved seat in the first-year class.” Osteopathic Medical School Admissions – Entering Class – Top 10 Statistics.  This is important information for whether you’re applying to top 10 Osteopathic medical schools or any DO schools.

2016-2017 Osteopathic Applicant Pool

  1. 20,836 applicants
  2. 7317 COCA-approved seats
  3. Mean applicant age: 24
  4. 73% of the applicants had a baccalaureate degree in the life sciences
  5. 10.4% of the applicants had a baccalaureate degree in the social sciences
  6. Mean science GPA: 3.58
  7. Mean overall GPA: 3.45
  8. Mean male MCAT score: 502
  9. Mean female MCAT score: 500
  10. Top feeder college: University of Florida, with 377 students

*Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation


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