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Applying to the MD Program

MD Class Demographics and Statistics

Below are the demographics and academic statistics for the most recently matriculated class and the overall student body. Additionally, longitudinal admissions pool statistics are provided for the complete, interviewed and offered pools each year.

Entering Year 2021 / Class of 2025

Application Stats

Total AMCAS Applications1,754
Total Secondary Applications sent803
Total Completed Applications771
Total Interviewed354
Matriculated Class80
Catch Ratio (Offer:Seats)1.66:1

^Not considered in admissions per law; reported only as additional characteristics of the class
*FERPA guidelines recommend not reporting characteristics amounting to less than 5

Demographic Stats

Females^50%
Washington Residents91.3% Other 8.7% had ties to WA
Childhood Rural County (Based on AMCAS and WA Office of Financial Management)24%
Childhood Rural WA County (Based on WA OFM)21%
Counties Represented (Childhood or Permanent Address)18 (Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Clark, Douglas, Franklin, Grant, Island, King, Kitsap, Mason, Pierce, Snohomish, Spokane, Thurston, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima)
First Generation College Graduate (parents did not earn Bachelor's Degree)36.3%
Low Socioeconomic Status (Based on AMCAS EO1/EO2, Pell Grant, and Fee Assistance Program)56.3%
Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM)^(African American, American Indian, Hispanic, enrolled tribal member)12.5%
Average Age^26
Age Range^21-41
Non-Traditional (25 and older)^57.5%
Has Dependents^6.3%
Advanced Degrees18.8%
Military Service10%
Reapplicant20%

^Not considered in admissions per law; reported only as additional characteristics of the class
*FERPA guidelines recommend not reporting characteristics amounting to less than 5

Academic Stats

Mean Overall GPA3.55 (Range: 2.91-4.00)
Mean BCPM GPA3.42 (Range: 2.42-4.00)
Mean MCAT*507.4 (Range: 494-521)

 

Student Body (Entering Years 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 / Classes of 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025)

Demographic Stats

Females^55.7%
Washington ResidentsOther 5% had ties to WA92.7%
Childhood Rural County (Based on AMCAS and WA Office of Financial Management)24.7%
Childhood Rural WA County (Based on WA Office of Financial Management21.3%
Counties Represented (Childhood or Permanent Address)28: Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Clallam, Clark, Cowlitz, Douglas, Franklin, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima
First Generation College Graduate (Parents did not earn Bachelor's Degree)35.7%
Low Socioeconomic Status (Based on AMCAS EO1/EO2, Pell Grant, and Fee Assistance Program)54.7%
Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM)^
(African American, American Indian, Hispanic, enrolled tribal member)
11.3%
Average Age^26
Age Range^20 - 41
Non-Traditional (25 and older)^53.7%
Advanced Degrees16%
Military Service7.7%

^Not considered in admissions per law; reported only as additional characteristics of the class
*FERPA guidelines recommend not reporting characteristics amounting to less than 5

Academic Stats

Mean Overall GPA3.60
Mean BCPM GPA3.48
Mean New MCAT*507

Applicant Pool Data For All Cycles

  EY 2018
CO 2022
EY 2019
CO 2023
EY 2020
CO 2024
EY 2021
CO 2025
Complete ApplicationsFemale^48%53%54%53.4%
WA Residents94%95.6%94%94.2%
Childhood Rural County11%11%10.5%8.3%
Childhood Rural WA County9%9.6%9%7%
First Generation College Graduate19.4%15.5%16%18%
Low SES42.6%37%36%37.7%
URiM^5.4%10%9.6%9.2%
Mean Age^25252525
Non-Traditional^42.3%44.7%44%44%
Advanced Degrees11.6%9%9.7%11.7%
Military Service2%2.3%2.6%2.7%
InterviewedFemale^56%56%57.4%56.2%
WA Residents94%95%93.4%93.2%
Childhood Rural County16.5%17.4%17%12.4%
Childhood Rural WA County14.3%15.7%14.6%11%
First Generation College Graduate24.7%21.5%22.3%25%
Low SES47.6%42%42.6%45.5%
URiM^6.7%13%11.4%12.4%
Mean Age^25252526
Non-Traditional^41%48.3%45.4%48.3%
Advanced Degrees10.6%11%10.6%13.3%
Military Service3.7%3.5%5%5.6%
All Accepted (not final matriculated)Female^63.6%61%64.5%60.4%
WA Residents93%95.5%90.3%92.5%
Childhood Rural County15.3%17.5%25.8%19.4%
Childhood Rural WA County13.6%15%21.3%16.4%
First Generation College Graduate32.2%31.8%27.1%31.3%
Low SES57%48%44.5%53%
URiM^7.6%18%14.2%18%
Mean Age^25252526
Non-Traditional^40.7%52%46.5%53.7%
Advanced Degrees14.4%13%13%15.7%
Military Service6%6%6.5%11.2%

^Not considered in admissions per law; reported only as additional characteristics of the class
*FERPA guidelines recommend not reporting characteristics amounting to less than 5

Class of 2021 Residency and Demographic Statistics

Match Rate*
96%
Residencies in WA**39%
Residencies in the PNW (WA and OR)**48%
Residencies in the Western Region of the US**72%
Matched into Primary Care54%

*includes positions obtained through SOAP
**includes PGY1 who will be out of state for PGY2

List of specialties and programs matched to (in some cases, students matched to the same program and specialty):

SpecialtyProgram
AnesthesiologyUniversity of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Diagnostic RadiologyMaimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME
Stony Brook Teaching Hospital, Port Jefferson, NY
University of Utah Health, Salt Lake City, UT
Emergency MedicineBarnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
University of Utah Health, Salt Lake City, UT
Family MedicineCahaba Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
Central Washington Family Medicine, Yakima, WA
Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton, WA
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, WA
Providence St. Peter Hospital, Chehalis, WA
Sea Mar Community Health Centers, Marysville, WA
Swedish Medical Center, Port Angeles, WA and Seattle, WA
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Yakima, WA
General SurgeryDanbury Hospital, Danbury, CT
University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY
University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Grand Forks, ND
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Internal MedicineMt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR and Hillsboro, OR
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, WA
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Internal Medicine/PediatricsLoma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
Obstetrics and GynecologyAdventist Health White Memorial, Los Angeles, CA
Harbor-University of California Los Angeles, Torrance, CA
Orlando Health, Orlando, FL
Orthopaedic SurgerySt. Lukes Hospital, Bethlehem, PA
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
OtolaryngologyMayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN
University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
Pathology – Anatomic and Neuropathology University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
PediatricsChildren’s Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA
University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM
PsychiatrySamaritan Health Services, Corvallis, OR
UrologyUniversity of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Demographics of this Class:

Grew up in a rural county
21.4%
Grew up in a rural WA county18%
First-generation college graduate18%
Come from low socioeconomic background55.4%
WA counties representedBenton, Chelan, Clallam, Clark, Cowlitz, Franklin, Grant, King, Kittitas, Pacific, Pierce, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima