Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Physician Assistant Program
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Class Profile

Each year, the PA Program receives a large number of applications, and 36 students matriculate and enroll in early June. Statistics for the Class of 2020 (beginning June 2018) are displayed below:

Average
Mid-80% Range
Overall GPA (4.0 scale)
3.65
3.33 - 3.97
Science GPA
3.60
3.20 - 3.96
Prerequisite GPA
3.78
3.53 - 4.00
GRE - Verbal (Percentile)
77th
65th - 90th
GRE - Quantitative (Percentile)
69th
51st - 85th
GRE - Analytical
4.5
4.0 - 5.0
Average
Range
Health Care Experience (hours)
4,453
2,280 - 17,000 Median: 3,380
Age
25
21 - 42
Ratio Female:Male
4:1
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Underrepresented in Medicine*
14%
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*As defined by the Association of American Medical Colleges as Black, Mexican-American, Native American and mainland Puerto Rican.

Number of Represented States: 14

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • North Carolina
  • Oregon
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Undergraduate Academic Majors Represented

  • Exercise Sciences
  • Liberal Arts: Anthropology, Art History, International Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
  • Life Sciences: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Biology, Biopsychology, Human Development, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, 
  • Community Health
  • Health Science
  • Kinesiology
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