Student Body Profile (2013-2018)

In the 2014-2015 academic year, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine serves 670 MD students and 1,090 residents and fellows.

Following is additional information about our current MD student body.

MD Student Body Profile


Class of

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Applicant Pool

6,750

6,535

6,538

6,910

7,239

7,727

Class Size

164

170

172

161

154

163

Male

54%

56%

54%

59.7%

59%

48%

Female

46%

44%

46%

40.3%

41%

52%

Age
Class of

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Mean Age

23

23

24

23

23

23

Youngest

20

20

20

21

21

21

Oldest

44

34

39

31

31

33

Nontraditional


Class of

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Nontraditional Students

33

20

15

20

22

18

Minority


Class of

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Under-represented Minority Groups

26

32

32

29

26

28

African-American

13

13

13

14

14

8

Asian

57

39

46

44

50

56

Hispanic

11

17

21

16

12

17

Native American

2

2

2

NA

1

NA

White

74

79

84

79

62

66

Did not self-identify

7

20

10

11

15

12

Home Country/State


Class of

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Foreign Countries (number of different countries)

9

13

10

9

10

9

United States (number of different states)

29

33

32

33

33

35