Tulane received 15,926 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 3.58 with ages ranging from 20 to 40 years.
Thirty-one states and eight countries are represented with Louisiana, California, Texas, and New York having the greatest numbers. Eighty-three colleges and universities are represented in this year’s class with Tulane, LSU, Wake Forest, and Emory positioned at the top of the list. The class also welcomed 11 students who are first-generation college students.
This class has completed more than 181,500 hours of research and more than 151,500 hours of community service prior to matriculation.
Some class members already possess an advanced degree including 67 with a Masters of Science and one with a Ph.D. The top six majors were biology, neuroscience, public health, psychology, cell and molecular biology, and biochemistry. Other majors include history, anthropology, biomedical engineering, and architecture. Bachelors of Arts degrees make up 30% of the class compared to 70% of those who obtained a Bachelors of Science.