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Statistics
Class of 2018
Class of 2019
Class of 2020
Class of 2021
Class of 2022
Class of 2023
Accepted Student Demographics
           
Class Size (30 Students)

20% Male

80% Female

26% Male

74% Female

27% Male

73% Female

27% Male

73% Female

17% Male

83% Female

23% Male

77% Female

Average Age 27 25 25 26 25 23
Outside Illinois 17% 26% 37% 37% 20% 27%
Underrepresented Minorities in Medicine 17% 17% 23% 20% 3% 10%
Military Veterans 7% 0% 0% 0% 10% 0%
First Generation to Enroll in Higher Ed 20% 33% 30% 33% 40% 40%
Accepted Student Academics and Experience
           
Average Science GPA 3.41 3.37 3.47 3.46 3.48 3.68
Average Overall GPA 3.45 3.43 3.56 3.52 3.59 3.76
Average GRE Score (Percentile) – Analytic 59% 64% 71% 62% 72% 68%
Average GRE Score (Percentile) – Quantitative 48% 54% 51% 47% 52% 48%
Average GRE Score (Percentile) – Verbal 54% 57% 51% 64% 61% 55%
Prior Graduate Degree 13% 20% 13% 0% 10% 0%

¹The AAMC Executive Committee defines underrepresented in medicine as “those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to their numbers in the general population.

“Underrepresented in Medicine Definition - Initiatives - AAMC.” Association of American Medical Colleges, www.aamc.org/initiatives/urm/

Accreditation Statement

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Dominican University Physician Assistant Studies Program sponsored by Dominican University. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.

Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be September 2030. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

The program’s accreditation history can be viewed on the ARC-PA website.

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