Class Profile

UMMS Class of 2021

MOE Group 2017

Applicant pool:
Total AMCAS applications received: 3,614
Total completed applications:  2,504
Applicants interviewed: 774

First-Year Class Enrollment:
MD Program, MA residents:  127 
MD Program, non-MA residents:  29
PURCH Track: 22
MD/PhD Program, MA residents: 4
MD/PhD Program, non-MA residents: 2
Total class enrollment: 162

Entering Class GPA:
Average GPA: 3.73

Average MCAT Scores:
88th percentile (based on old MCAT and MCAT 2015 percentiles)

Male: 70 
Female: 92

Average age: 24

Top 10 undergraduate schools represented (Two or more students from each school):

  1. Boston College
  2. Boston University
  3. Brandeis University
  4. Brown University
  5. College of the Holy Cross 
  6. Harvard University
  7. Johns Hopkins University
  8. Northeastern University
  9. Tufts University
  10. University of Massachusetts

First generation college: 26

From groups underrepresented in medicine: 17

National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) – United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) pass rates for first time test-takers:
Step 1 – 97 percent in 2016
Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) – 95 percent in AY 2015/2016
Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) – 99 percent in AY 2015/2016
Step 3 – 98 percent of the graduating Class of 2014 taking the exam between May 2014 and December 2016

Residency Match
UMMS percent is based on Fourth Year Exit Survey self-report data; All schools percent pulled from NRMP website

51 percent of 2017 graduates matched to their first choice for a residency program compared to 48 percent of all U.S. medical school graduates.

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) – Graduation Questionnaire (GQ)
The GQ is a national questionnaire administered annually by the AAMC since 1978 to U.S. graduating medical students.

97 percent of 2017 graduates responded “Agree/Strongly Agree” when rating their overall satisfaction with their medical education as compared to 90 percent of all U.S. medical school graduates.

Survey of Recent Graduates
This survey is administered annually by UMMS to all UMMS alumni upon completion of their 1st year of residency.

96 percent of 2016 graduates responded “Agree/Strongly Agree” when retrospectively rating their overall satisfaction with their UMMS education after completing their first year of residency