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

Arizona Residents: 798 (14 percent)
Out-of-State: 5,090 (86 percent)
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 (1,732), Arizona (798), Texas (317), Florida (241), Utah (210), Illinois (187), Washington (184), Colorado (170), New York (158), Michigan (152)
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

Arizona Residents: 190 (46 percent)
Out-of-State: 222 (54 percent)
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 (190), California (107), Utah (18), Colorado (13), Washington (10), Texas (7), Oregon (6), Minnesota (5), Nevada (4), Michigan (4),
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

Arizona Residents: 81 (52 percent)
Out-of-State: 74 (48 percent)
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 (81), California (39), Utah (5), Colorado (5), Minnesota (3), Texas (3), Washington (3), Idaho (3), Oregon (3), Nevada (2), Pennsylvania (2)
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.