Our Applicant Profile

Four-Year Averages (2016–2019)
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

Arizona Residents: 811 (14 percent)
Out-of-State: 4,880 (86 percent)
Top 10 Home States: California (1,744), Arizona (811), Texas (288), Florida (228), Utah (209), Washington (182), Illinois (172), Colorado (160), New York (148), Michigan (135)
Top Five Schools: University of California – Los Angeles (336), University of Arizona (314), Arizona State University (306), University of California – San Diego (190), University of California – Berkeley (175)
Top Five Majors: Biology (1,677), Biochemistry (410), Neuroscience (322), Psychology (308), Physiology (264)
GPA: Average (3.54), Range (1.79–4.00)
MCAT: Average (505), Range (474–528)

Interviews Scheduled

Arizona Residents: 200 (51 percent)
Out-of-State: 194 (49 percent)
Top 10 Home States: Arizona (200), California (95), Utah (16), Colorado (12), Washington (8), Oregon (5), Texas (5), Illinois (4), New Mexico (4), Minnesota (4)
Top Five Schools: Arizona State University (76), University of Arizona (73), University of California – Los Angeles (25), Brigham Young University (18), University of California – San Diego (10)
Top Five Majors: Biology (94), Biochemistry (38), Physiology (37), Neuroscience (30), Molecular Biology (18)
GPA: Average (3.74), Range (2.57–4.00)
MCAT: Average (512), Range (488–528)

Admission Offers

Arizona Residents: 82 (55 percent)
Out-of-State: 66 (45 percent)
Top 10 Home States: Arizona (82), California (35), Utah (5), Colorado (5), Minnesota (3), Texas (3), Washington (3), Montana (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2)
Top Five Schools: Arizona State University (32), University of Arizona (28), University of California – Los Angeles (8), University of Southern California (5), University of California – Berkeley (4)
Top Five Majors: Biology (30),Biochemistry (14), Physiology (13), Neuroscience (11), Psychology (6)
GPA: Average (3.77), Range (2.80–4.00)
MCAT: Average (512), 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.