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Class of 2021 Profile

doctor_group_iStock_000001760297LargeTulane received 10, 002 AMCAS applications this year for a class of 190 students. The incoming class’s MCAT score average was 510 and the overall undergraduate GPA was 3.57 with ages ranging from 20 to 44 years.

Thirty six states are represented with California, Louisiana, New York, Georgia, Michigan, and Maryland having the greatest numbers. Fifty colleges and universities are represented in this year’s Class with Tulane, UC Berkeley, Vanderbilt, UC Davis, Emory, UCLA, Michigan, Duke and Georgetown positioned at the top of the list.

Some class members already possess an advanced degree including 20 with a Masters of Science, two with a Master of Arts and three with a Ph.D. The top six majors were biology, psychology, anthropology, neuroscience, chemistry and biochemistry. Other majors include public health, English, philosophy and physics. Non-science majors make up 26% of the Class compared to 74% of those who are science majors.

Tulane School of Medicine Class of 2021 fact sheet

We have many talented athletes, artists, musicians and leaders in the class, including:

Member of Women's Swimming and Diving Teams at UPenn and Colby

American Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Year Read More

Cross country runners at Georgetown and Vanderbilt

Cheerleading captain at Duke

Played college soccer at Shippensburg

Member of Stanford gymnastics team

Competitive baton twirler 

Member of Boston University's women's rugby team

Competitive figure skaters 

Member of the Columbia football team

Kentucky state champion water skier


MMA fighter

Table Tennis Player

Field Archers

Stand-up comedian

Jewelry maker

Dance Troupe Members

Capella Singers

Orchestra and Band Performers






Drum Player

Glee club


Rock stars, vocalists, saxophone player, French horn player, acoustic guitar Player, Singers, Song Writers 

BYU Folk Ensemble member

Member of the Rutgers Breakdancing club

Miss Louisiana

Sang Capella with the Manic Optimists- all Male Group at Bates College

Sky divers




Miss Vietnam of Northern California Intercollegiate Pageant participant

Backpackers and Hikers

Competed in Miss Michigan Pageant and the National University Weightlifting Competition


Has a published recipe for crème brulee

Led a Peace Parade with Jane Goodall

Rock Climbers 

Spin class instructor

Practices Jeet Kune Do

Drives for Uber

Hula and Tahitian Dancer

Batman merchandise collector

Bollywood Club Dancer 

Advanced Open-Water SCUBA Diver 

Choreographer with Tulane's Newcomb Dance Company

Worked in a zoo

Writes the Baseball Website “DRaysBay” on SBNation

Wrote a children's book, "When Haiti Shakes"

3 Served in the U.S. military

2 Teach for America Volunteers

13 Eagle Scouts

1 Peace Corps Volunteers

4 AmeriCorps Volunteers

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