Tulane received 12,758 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 3.50 with ages ranging from 21 to 41 years.
Thirty-four states are represented with Louisiana, California, Illinois, Florida, Maryland, and Massachusetts having the greatest numbers. Ninety-five colleges and universities are represented in this year’s class with Tulane, University of North Carolina, UCLA, LSU, UC San Diego, Texas A&M, and Washington University positioned at the top of the list.
Some class members already possess an advanced degree including 50 with a Masters of Science, 11 with a Master of Humanities, and two with a Ph.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 15% of the class compared to 85% of those who are science majors.