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Competitive Candidate Profile

Although there is no formula to ensure admittance to the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine program, it is in your best interest to demonstrate to the admissions committee whichever of the following key attributes you possess.

We desire that each Podiatric Medicine student:

  • Take an active role in your educational experiences
  • Display integrity, compassion and respect 
  • Aspire for life-long learning
  • Desire a collaborative approach to
    health professions education
  • Strive to engage in new and innovative educational approaches
  • Commit to becoming excellent, caring, and compassionate health professionals
  • Understand and appreciate collaborative team processes
  • Participate in community-based education and/or service learning projects
  • Embrace moral principles

The following statistics for this year's entering class (seated Fall 2015) will give you a sense of where you might fall within the applicant pool. For additional statistics, please visit the Office of Institutional Research's Academic Outcomes webpage.

Applicant Counts
Number of Applications Received518
Number of Students Enrolled50
Number of Interviews Conducted169
Number of Males Enrolled31
Number of Females Enrolled19
Number of California Residents29
Applicant Scores
Average Overall GPA3.38
Average Science GPA3.28
Average MCAT Score23