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stats of entering DO students

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by Charlie, Jan 23, 1999.

  1. Charlie

    Charlie Senior Member
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    I know I'm getting way ahead of myself, but what are the average MCATs and GPAs for DO schools? Stats on all schools are welcome. Thanks a lot!

     
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  3. Dr Dil

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    Here's the 1997 report. Scores are most likely a bit higher for 1998.


    Medical School information - from the 1997 annual U.S. NEWS and WORLD REPORT

    Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (Kirksville, MO) Average MCAT: 9.5 Average GPA: 3.4 In State: 13% Class Size: 145 Science GPA of 2.5 required. A letter from a physician or employer is required.

    University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (Fort Worth, TX) Average MCAT: 9.1 Average GPA: 3.5 In State: 93% Class Size: 100 Non-resident applicants should have academic credentials at least equal to or greater than the mean GPA and mean total MCAT score of the last entering class.

    Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Tulsa, OK) Average MCAT: 8.7 Average GPA: 3.5 In State: 83% Class Size: 88 Minimum 3.0 GPA and 7.0 average MCAT. A full academic year sequence with no grade below "C" in each of these: English, biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics. Applicants must take one of the following: biochemistry, microbiology or molecular biology, embryology, histology, comparative anatomy or cellular biology.

    Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Average MCAT: 8.6 Average GPA: 3.4 In State: 82% Class Size: 125 Science and Overall GPA of 2.5 required, but entering class GPAs have been well above 3.3. Strongly recommend coursework in biochemistry.

    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (Maine) Average MCAT: 8.5 Average GPA: 3.3 In State: 7% Class Size: 80 Minimum GPA 2.7. Preference given to residents of New England and those oriented toward practice in New England.

    Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Midwestern University; No Data yet.

    Western University of Health Sciences / College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (Pomona, CA) Average MCAT: 8.2 Average GPA: 3.3 In State: 68% Class Size: 176 Minimum science GPA of 2.5 is required, but average science and cumulative GPA for past few years has been 3.2. A letter from an osteopathic physician is optional.

    Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine (FLA) Average MCAT: 8.3 Average GPA: 3.4 In State: 63% Class Size: 150 Applicants must earn at least a C in each pre-requisite course. Nova offers an innovative 7 year program, with uninterrupted medical school, internship, and residency training in family medicine.

    Pikesville College School of Osteopathic Medicine (Kentucky) No Data yet.

    Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Midwestern University Average MCAT: 8.3 Average GPA: 3.4 In State: 49% Class Size: 150 Applicants should meet or exceed the mean GPA and mean MCAT scores of previous year. The standards are at least 3.3 science GPA; at least 3.35 total GPA; at least 8.34 on each MCAT section. A sincere understanding of and interest in osteopathic medicine are required.

    University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery (Des Moines, Iowa) Average MCAT: 8.2 Average GPA: 3.4 In State: 18% Class Size: 205 Cumulative and science GPA of 2.5 required. Must send a "medical experience" letter, addressing your ability to deal with people in a medical setting.

    San Francisco College of Osteopathic Medicine No Data yet.

    University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine (Kansas City, MO) Average MCAT: 8.4 Average GPA: 3.3 In State: 16% Class Size: 180 Requires an evaluation from a physician, preferably a D.O..

    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/School of Osteopathic Medicine (Stratford, NJ) Average MCAT: 8.4 Average GPA: 3.5 In State: 90% Class Size: 75 In-state applicants need 3.0 in both science and non-science areas. Out-of-state residents are not encouraged to apply with less than a 3.0 overall and science average.

    New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology (Old Westbury, NY) Average MCAT: 7.3 (1995) Average GPA: 3.2 (1995) In State: 79% Class Size: 180 Science GPA of at least 2.5 and overall GPA of at least 2.75 required. Applicants must have completed one academic year including lab with no grade below 2.0 in pre-medical requirements.

    Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Athens, OH) Average MCAT: 8.3 Average GPA: 3.4 In State: 83% Class Size: 100 Recommendation from osteopathic physician, optional, but highly recommended.

    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (Erie, PA) Average MCAT: 7.2 (1995) Average GPA: 3.1 (1995) In State: 48% Class Size: 100 GPA of 2.7 required. Letter of recommendation from an osteopathic physician required.

    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Philadelphia, PA) Average MCAT: 7.9 (1995) Average GPA: 3.3 (1995) In State: 70% Class Size: 250 A course in biochemistry is advised. PCOM sponsors five-year programs for DO/MBA and DO/MPH.


    West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (Lewisburg, WV) Average MCAT: 7.1 Average GPA: 3.4 In State: 77% Class Size: 65 Minimum science GPA of 2.5 required. Contractual agreements with Southern Regional Education Board gives second preference to GA, Mississippi, and Alabama residents.


     
  4. DO DUDE

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    Statistics on any medical school, osteopathic or allopathic, can found at the U.S. News address:

    http://www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/grad98/med_srch.htm
     
  5. BD

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    Hey charlie, The average score on the MCAT for a student entering an osteopathic medical school in 1998(class of 2002)was approximately a 25.6 and the GPA was a 3.4 .
     

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