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Class of 2018
Applications received360
Candidates interviewed135
Class size52
AgeThe average age is 23; the range is between 21 and 31.
Sex75% of the students are women, 25% are men.
Residency56% of the class is from Iowa. Students come from ten 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 3.67, with a range from 3.34 to 3.99. The average prerequisite GPA is 3.47.
GREAverage verbal score: 150; Average quantitative score: 151; Average total: 301.
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 August.
InterviewIncoming students displayed strong interview skills, including communication skills, interpersonal behaviors, knowledge of the physical therapy profession, self-awareness, cultural competency, and others.