Class of 2023
Applications received511
Candidates interviewed150
Class size53
AgeThe average age is 22; the range is between 20 and 43.
Sex70% of the students are women, 30% are men.
Residency74% of the class is from Iowa. Students come from 10 different states. There is no residency requirement at DMU.
Undergraduate degreesThe most common undergraduate majors are biology, psychology and exercise science.
Academic performanceAverage cumulative GPA of 3.71, with a range from 3.24 to 3.99. The average science GPA is 3.54.
GRE Average combined score: 304.
ExperienceIncoming students have a variety of quality observation experiences with physical therapists in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Application timelineSuccessful applicants applied early in the admissions cycle. PTCAS opens each year in July for the class that begins the following year in July.
InterviewIncoming students displayed strong interview skills, including communication skills, interpersonal behaviors, knowledge of the physical therapy profession, self-awareness, cultural competency, and others.
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