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 2017) 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 Received378
Number of Students Enrolled37
Number of Interviews Conducted118
Number of Males Enrolled24
Number of Females Enrolled13
Number of California Residents19

Applicant Scores

Average Overall GPA3.23
Average Science GPA3.08
Average Old MCAT Score26
Average New MCAT Score496