Our Applicant Profile

Four-Year Averages (2017–2020)
The UA College of Medicine – Phoenix believes in the holistic review of all applicants with a balanced assessment of metrics, attributes and life experiences.

Applications

Total: 5,888
Top Five Schools: University of California – Los Angeles (327), University of Arizona (297), Arizona State University (295), University of California – San Diego (181), University of California – Berkeley (170)
Top 10 Home States: California, Arizona, Texas, Florida, Utah, Illinois, Washington, Colorado, New York, Michigan
Top Five Majors: Biology (1,756), Biochemistry (427), Neuroscience (351), Psychology (296), Physiology (266)
GPA: Average (3.55), Range (1.79–4.00)
MCAT: Average (505), Range (473–528)

Interviews Scheduled

Total: 412
Top Five Schools: Arizona State University (71), University of Arizona (63), University of California – Los Angeles (30), Brigham Young University (22), University of California – Berkeley (13)
Top 10 Home States: Arizona, California, Utah, Colorado, Washington, Texas, Oregon, Minnesota, Nevada, Michigan
Top Five Majors: Biology (97), Biochemistry (38), Physiology (36), Neuroscience (34), Molecular Biology (21)
GPA: Average (3.75), Range (2.61–4.00)
MCAT: Average (513), Range (488–528)

Admission Offers

Total: 155
Top Five Schools: Arizona State University (32), University of Arizona (25), University of California – Los Angeles (10), Brigham Young University (5), University of California – Berkeley (5)
Top 10 Home States: Arizona, California, Utah, Colorado, Minnesota, Texas, Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, Pennsylvania
Top Five Majors: Biology (33), Physiology (15), Biochemistry (14), Neuroscience (13), Psychology (7)
GPA: Average (3.78), Range (2.80–4.00)
MCAT: Average (513), Range (488–528)

  • Please note that the grade point averages are based on primary undergraduate work; graduate grade point averages are not included.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative science and overall GPA of 3.0 or better in either their undergraduate, post-baccalaureate or graduate studies.
  • MCAT minimum changed to 495 in 2016.