Medical School Applicants, Enrollments Are Up

October 23, 2015

The number of students enrolling in medical schools has hit an all-time high of 20,630, a 25 percent increase since 2002. That figure and many others were released today in a report by the Association of American Medical Colleges. Medical education leaders have been working to increase both the number of medical students and their diversity, and AAMC's data suggest progress on the latter goal as well, with increases in the number of black and Latino applicants and new medical students. Among new medical students, men make up 52 percent of the class. More statistics may be found here.

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