Class Profile — M.S.P.A.S.

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Class of 2026
Class Size 65
Age The average age is 22. The range is between 20 and 36.
Sex 78% of the class is female. 22% is male.
Residency 48% of the students are from Iowa, while the remaining students represent 10 states. There is no residency requirement at Des Moines University.
Undergraduate Degrees The most common undergraduate majors are biology, kinesiology and health science. However, any major is considered for admission.
Academic Performance The average cumulative GPA is 3.74. The average science GPA is 3.67.
Experience The majority of successful applicants possess greater than 750 hours of hands on, direct-patient care at time of application submission.
Application Timeline Successful applicants applied early in the admissions cycle. CASPA opens each year in April for the class that begins the following year in June.
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