Tulane received 17,228 AMCAS applications this year for a class of 190 students. The incoming class’s MCAT score average was 508 and the overall undergraduate GPA was 3.52 with ages ranging from 20 to 39 years.
Thirty-three states and six countries are represented with Louisiana, California, Texas, and New York having the greatest numbers. One hundred and five colleges and universities are represented in this year’s class with Tulane, LSU, Vanderbilt, and Arizona positioned at the top of the list. The class also welcomed 28 students who are first-generation college students.
This class has completed more than 66,000 hours of research and more than 150,000 hours of community service prior to matriculation.
Some class members already possess an advanced degree including 67 with a Masters of Science, six with a Master of Humanities, and three with a Ph.D. The top six majors were biology, neuroscience, psychology, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, and kinesiology. Other majors include public health, English, philosophy, economics, and physics. Non-science majors make up 16% of the class compared to 84% of those who are science majors.