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Academic Requirements

Although you do not need to be a science major to gain admission to a health profession program, you need strong science grades and above average standardized test scores.

 

Average GPA for Matriculants in Doctoral Medical Programs

Program Number of U.S. Programs Overall GPA  
Allopathic                 145        3.5  
Osteopathic                   33        3.4  
Podiatry                     9        3.3  
Optometry                    22        3.4  
Dental                    66        3.4  
Veterinary                    30        3.6