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DMD Program: Class of 2017 Facts

From 2,300 applicants, 120 students were enrolled into the Class of 2017. For the seventh year in a row, the class includes more women (65) than men (55). The average age is 23, with a range of 20-34.

General Facts
Mean Science G.P.A. 3.62
Mean Overall G.P.A. 3.67
Mean DAT Scores Academic: 21
Perceptual Ability: 21
Reading Comprehension: 21
Total Science: 21
Class Size: 120
65 women
55 men
Total Applicants: 2,300
Average Age: 23
Age Range: 21–34
Ethnicity 3 African-American students
4 Hispanic students
39 Asian/Pacific Islander students
47 Caucasian students
2 Two or more races
6 Unknown
19 International
Geographic Distribution Based on Permanent Residence
The Class of 2017 represents 24 different states and 6 foreign countries.
Arizona 2 California 13 Delaware 1
Florida 7 Georgia 1 Illinois 1
Maryland 8 Massachusetts 2 Michigan 2
Minnesota 1 Mississippi 1 Missouri 1
Montana 1 Nevada 1 New Hampshire 1
New Jersey 13 New York 11 North Carolina 3
Ohio 2 Pennsylvania 17 Texas 3
Vermont 1 Virginia 5 Washington 2
Canada 5 Jamaica 1 People’s Republic of China 4
South Korea 8 Taiwan 1 Vietnam 1
Colleges Represented
American University Arizona State University
Auburn University Barnard University
Bates College Boston University
Brandeis University Brown University
Bryn Mawr College California State Polytechnic
University Pomona Carleton College
Catholic University of America Cornell University
CUNY Baruch College CUNY Hunter College
Dickinson College Duke University
Elon University Emory University
Florida International University Gettysburg College
Johns Hopkins University Long Island University
Loyola Marymount University McMaster University
Millersville University of Pennsylvania Muhlenberg College
Northeastern University Northwestern University
Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University Abington
Princeton University Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Rosemont College
Rutgers University New Brunswick Sahrif University of Technology
Stern College for Women SUNY Albany
SUNY Binghamton Syracuse University
Taylor University The Ohio State University
Tufts University Tulane University
University of Buffalo University of California Berkeley
University of California San Diego University of Colorado Denver
University of Florida University of Houston
University of Maryland College Park University of Miami
University of Minnesota University of Missouri Columbia
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania University of Pittsburgh
University of Rochester University of Scranton
University of Southern California University of Texas Austin
University of Toronto University of Virginia
University of Washington University of Wisconsin Madison
Villanova University Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute Wagner College
Washington University in Saint Louis Wellesley College
West Virginia University Yale University
Yeshiva University
Majors Represented
Anthropology Behavioral Neuroscience
Biochemistry Bio-Dental
Biological Basis of Behavior Biological Chemistry
Biological Science Biology
Biology & Society Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences Business
Chemical Engineering Chemistry
Civil Engineering Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Economics Environmental Science
Finance/Investments Food Science and Human Nutrition
Genetics German
Health Science History
Human Biology Individualized Studies
Integrative Biology International Studies
Jewish Studies Kinesiology/Exercise Science
Life Science Management
Mathematics Mechanical Engineering
Molecular & Cellular Biology Molecular Biology
Molecular Environmental Biology Molecular Genetics
Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology Physics
Political Science/International Studies Pre-Medicine
Psychology Public Health Studies

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