Tulane received 12,928 AMCAS applications this year for a class of 190 students. The incoming class’s MCAT score average was 509 and the overall undergraduate GPA was 3.52 with ages ranging from 20 to 36 years.
Thirty-three states are represented with Louisiana, California, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Florida having the greatest numbers. Ninety-seven colleges and universities are represented in this year’s class with Tulane, USC, University of Virginia, Boston College, and Xavier University of Louisiana positioned at the top of the list.
Some class members already possess an advanced degree including 34 with a Masters of Science, two with a Master of Arts, three with a Ph.D, and one with a J.D. The top six majors were biology, neuroscience, psychology, chemistry, biochemistry, and anthropology. Other majors include public health, English, philosophy and physics. Non-science majors make up 23% of the class compared to 77% of those who are science majors.