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Medical School

100% of students with a GPA >3.6 and MCAT scores >29 are accepted into at least one medical school
93% of students with a GPA >3.3 and MCAT scores >29 are accepted into at least one medical school

The chart below shows the data for Elon students that matriculant to allopathic and osteopathic medical schools. But numbers are not the only measure of success.  These students also had well thought-out and well crafted personal statements, had leadership positions on and off campus, had volunteered at area health facilities, had done some research, had exemplary letters of recommendation, and were well spoken and thoughtful about health care and helping others.  Elon prides itself on offering opportunities that will help a student in their quest to get into a health-professions program, but ultimately, it is up to the student to put in the long hours studying, volunteering, and being a leader.

YearAvg allopathic matriculant MCATAvg allopathic matriculant GPAAvg osteopathic matriculant MCATAvg osteopathic matriculant GPA
2007 26.75 3.76 19.5 3.25
2008 28.2 3.65 26 3.52
2009 29.33 3.75 24.4  3.51
2010 31.38 3.54 24 3.35
2011 28.5 3.54 25.33 3.42
2012 30.3 3.49 25.56 3.12

Percentage of Elon applicants from 2002-2012accepted into at least one medical school by MCAT and Undergraduate GPA categories

     MCAT 
TOTAL
           
BCPM
GPA
18-20 21-2324-2627-2930-3233-3536-3839-45All
3.80-4.00  0%
0/2
 80%
4/5
100%
7/7
100%
2/2
100%
1/1
 82%
14/17
3.60-3.79  40%
2/5
0%
0/1
82%
9/11
100%
5/5
100%
2/2
100%
2/2
 77%
20/26
3.40-3.590%
0/4
66%
4/6
17%
2/12
50%
4/8
100%
2/2
60%
3/5
100%
1/1
 42%
16/38
3.20-3.3950%
1/2
100%
1/1
29%
2/7
78%
7/9
80%
6/8
     63%
17/27
3.00-3.1933%
1/3
25%
1/4
67%
4/6
17%
1/6
100%
2/2
     43%
9/21
2.80-2.990%
0/1
33%
1/3
66%
3/5
50%
1/2
50%
1/2
     46%
6/13
2.60-2.790%
0/3
0%
0/1
66%
2/3
0%
0/1
0%
0/1
     22%%
2/9
2.40-2.590%
0/1
0%
0/2
 0%
0/1
0%
0/1
     0%
0/5
2.20-2.19 0%
0/2
             0%
0/2
All13%
2/16
41%
9/22
38%
13/34
60%
25/42
82%
23/28
78%
7/9
100%
4/4
 53%
84/158

 

Data for other Health Professions!

Dental School
• 2012 – 4/7  students matriculated (UNC, Univ. of Conn, Univ. of Maryland, West Virginia)

Physician Assistant
• 2012 – 8 students matriculated (Campbell, Univ. North Dakota, St. John’s Univ., Wake Forest, Shenandoah Univ., Hofstra, ECU, Elon)

Physical Therapy
• 2012 – 18 students matriculated (Univ. Miami, GWU, Emory, Elon, Univ. Conn, Univ. of Maryland, Long Island Univ., NY Med. Coll, UNC, Duke, Belmont Univ., Widener Univ.)

Pharmacy
• 2012 – 7 students applied

Optometry
• 2012 – 2 students applied

Nursing
• 2012 – 20 students applied, students accepted into programs such as John Hopkins and Columbia

Occupational Therapy
• 2012 – 7 students applied, students accepted into programs such as UNC, Boston University, MUSC and Columbia