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Class of 2017
Applications received926
Candidates interviewed129
Class size50
Average age25, ranging between 21 and 37
Sex68% women, 32% men
Residence52% of the class is from Iowa. Students come from 12 different states. There is no residency requirement at DMU.
Undergraduate degreesThe most common undergraduate majors are biology, kinesiology and health science.
Academic performanceAverage cumulative GPA of 3.61, with a range from 3.22 to 4.00. The average science GPA is 3.53.
GREAverage GRE score is 306 (verbal – 153, quantitative – 155)
ExperienceAverage of 3342 hours of healthcare experience at matriculation
Application timelineCASPA opens each year in April for the class that begins the following year in June.
InterviewIncoming 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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