Class of 2020
Applications received 559
Candidates interviewed 141
Class size 52
Age The average age is 23; the range is between 21 and 28.
Sex 75% of the students are women, 25% are men.
Residency 56% of the class is from Iowa. Students come from 11 different states. There is no residency requirement at DMU.
Undergraduate degrees The most common undergraduate majors are biology, psychology and exercise science.
Academic performance Average cumulative GPA of 3.68, with a range from 3.25 to 3.99. The average science GPA is 3.49.
GRE Average verbal score: 152; Average quantitative score: 152; Average combined: 304.
Experience Incoming students have a variety of quality observation experiences with physical therapists in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Application timeline Successful applicants applied early in the admissions cycle. PTCAS opens each year in July for the class that begins the following year in July.
Interview Incoming 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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