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Student Body Profile (2013-2017)

In the 2013-2014 academic year, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine serves 712 MD students and 1060 residents and fellows.

Following is additional information about our current MD student body.

MD Student Body Profile


Class of

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Applicant Pool

6,750

6,535

6,538

6,910

7,239

Class Size

164

170

172

161

154

Male

54%

56%

54%

59.7%

59%

Female

46%

44%

46%

40.3%

41%

Age
Class of

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Mean Age

23

23

24

23

23

Youngest

20

20

20

21

21

Oldest

44

34

39

31

31

Nontraditional


Class of

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Nontraditional Students

33

20

15

20

22

Minority


Class of

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Under-represented Minority Groups

26

32

32

29

26

African-American

13

13

13

14

14

Asian

57

39

46

44

50

Hispanic

11

17

21

16

12

Native American

2

2

2

NA

1

White

74

79

84

79

62

Did not self-identify

7

20

10

11

15

Home Country/State


Class of

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Foreign Countries (number of different countries)

9

13

10

9

10

United States (number of different states)

29

33

32

33

33

This page last updated Oct 3, 2013

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