Data released by the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) this past Tuesday, October 23rd, shows that 45,266 students applied to attend allopathic (MD) medical school in 2012, an increase of 3.1%. First-time applicants set another record, increasing by 3.4% in 2012, for a total of 33,772 applicants. First-time enrollment at allopathic medical schools nationwide grew 1.5% to 19,517 students, an all-time high. All major racial and ethnic groups saw increases in applicants and matriculants. See AAMC press release.
Of this allopathic applicant pool, there were 811 individuals for whom UM was the primary undergraduate institution; 446 of them (55%) were accepted and 420 matriculated. This pool of accepted applicants from UM had an average cumulative GPA of 3.63, 3.55 science, and 31.2 P total MCAT.
In addition, there were 284 UM graduates who applied to osteopathic medical schools (DO). Although complete admission information is not available, reports from the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) show that there were 78 Wolverines that matriculated at osteopathic schools nationwide in 2012. These matriculated students had an average cumulative GPA of 3.36 and 29.1 total MCAT scores.
See more information about national Osteopathic Medicine College Enrollment.