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
Podiatry students learning to read x rays

The following statistics for this year’s entering class (seated Fall 2019) 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.

Application Counts

Number of Applications Received 454
Number of Students Enrolled 50
Number of Interviews Conducted 137
Number of Males Enrolled 34
Number of Females Enrolled 16
Number of California Residents 32

Applicant Scores

Average Overall GPA 3.27
Average Science GPA 3.15
Average MCAT Score 496