Class of 2024
Applications received 642
Candidates interviewed 174
Class size 50
Age The average age is 23; the range is between 20 and 34.
Sex 70% of the class is female; 30% is male.
Residency 46% of the students are from Iowa, while the remaining students represent 10 states. There is no residency requirement at DMU.
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 3.68 with a range from 3.00-4.00. The average science GPA is 3.60.
GRE Average GRE score is 307 (Verbal - 153, Quantitative - 154)
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 Successful applicants applied early in the admissions cycle. 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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