Student Body

The School of Medicine attracts a student body of exceptional quality. The student body of the School of Medicine numbers approximately 600 medical students. Programs also are conducted for 700+ students who are pursuing graduate degrees in applied health behavior research, audiology and communication sciences, clinical investigation, occupational therapy, physical therapy, population health sciences, biostatistics, or genetic epidemiology. The Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences has extensive graduate training programs for more than 500+ students seeking the Doctor of Philosophy degree in areas of Biochemistry; Computational and Systems Biology; Developmental, Regenerative and Stem Cell Biology; Evolution Ecology and Population Biology; Human and Statistical Genetics; Immunology; Molecular Biophysics; Molecular Cell Biology; Biochemistry; Molecular Genetics and Genomics; Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis; Neurosciences; and Plant Biology.

The MD Program

The 2016 first year class consisted of 124 students selected from a pool of 4,441 applicants. The School is a national institution with 48 home states typically reported, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and approximately 12 countries represented in the current enrollment.

In the academic year 2015-16, the School conferred the MD degree upon 92 individuals. Within the MD graduate population, one received the MD/MA degree, two students received the MD/MSCI degrees, 5 students received an MD/MPHS, and 19 students graduated with the MD/PhD degrees. Graduating students who participated in the 2016 National Resident Matching Program matched in programs recognized for high quality and selectivity. In the Alphabetical List of Students area of the Register of Students section, the graduates are listed by name, hometown, undergraduate and graduate schools attended and year of degree, type of postgraduate residency program, name of hospital and the city in which it is located.