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Class of 2018
Applications received694
Candidates interviewed146
Class size50
Average age25, ranging between 22 and 39
Sex76% women, 24% men
Residence52% of the class is from Iowa. Students come from 11 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 3.60, with a range from 3.09 to 4.00. The average science GPA is 3.52.
GREAverage GRE score is 307 (verbal – 154, quantitative – 153)
ExperienceAverage of 2860 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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