Class of 2020
Applications received 648
Candidates interviewed 141
Class size 50
Average age 24, ranging between 21 and 50
Sex 76% women, 24% men
Residence 46% of the class is from Iowa. Students come from 10 different states. There is no residency requirement at DMU.
Undergraduate degrees The most common undergraduate majors are biology, kinesiology and health science.
Academic performance Average cumulative GPA of 3.63, with a range from 3.19 to 4.00. The average science GPA is 3.53.
GRE Average GRE score is 307 (verbal – 154, quantitative – 153)
Experience The majority of successful applicants possess greater than 750 of hours of hands on, direct patient care at time of application submission.
Application timeline CASPA opens each year in April for the class that begins the following year in June.
Interview Incoming students displayed strong interview skills, including communication skills, interpersonal behaviors, knowledge of the PA profession, self-awareness, cultural competency, and others.

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