Computer-Based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics (The CASPer Test)
The College of Medicine will require all applicants to the MD and MD/PhD programs to complete this mandatory online 90-minute computer-based test (CASPer) to assist with its selection process.

Fearless on Every Front

The Texas A&M College of Medicine offers students an excellent medical education experience and research opportunities through collaborative affiliations, combined resources and expertise from private, state and federal health care organizations. Our unique structure means students have the flexibility for an individualized approach to the medical education experience, all while becoming part of the Aggie Family.

At a Glance: Class of 2021

Ethnic Diversity

pie chart showing class of 2017 diversity
  • African American: 2.4%
  • American Indian: 0.6%
  • Asian: 35.5%
  • Caucasian: 40.4%
  • Hispanic: 15.7%
  • Unreported: 6.6%

Other Diversity

25

Average Age

29.5%

Over Age 25 (range: 21 - 43)

43.4%

Female

7.2%

First-Generation Undergrads

16.3%

Low SES

60.2%

1+ Years Since Bachelor's

50%

Multilingual

24.7%

Earned Graduate Degree

3%

Military Service

5.4%

Parent or Guardian

33.7%

Re-Applicant

49

Colleges & Universities Represented

pie chart showing class of 2017 diversity
  • African American: 2.4%
  • American Indian: 0.6%
  • Asian: 35.5%
  • Caucasian: 40.4%
  • Hispanic: 15.7%
  • Unreported: 6.6%

Other Diversity

25

Average Age

29.5%

Over Age 25 (range: 21 - 43)

43.4%

Female

7.2%

First-Generation Undergrads

16.3%

Low SES

60.2%

1+ Years Since Bachelor's

50%

Multilingual

24.7%

Earned Graduate Degree

3%

Military Service

5.4%

Parent or Guardian

33.7%

Re-Applicant

49

Colleges & Universities Represented

Undergraduate GPA

Average: 3.68

34.4%

3.80 - 4.0

48.2%

3.5 - 3.79

16.2%

3.03 - 3.49

1.2%

2.95 - 2.99

MCAT Score

24% took Old MCAT.

4%

35 - 38

41%

30 - 34

47%

25 - 29

8%

22 - 24

56% took New MCAT. 20% took Combine MCAT

8%

515 - 521

65%

507 - 514

23%

502 - 506

4.8%

499 - 501

Old MCAT Average: 30.3 | Old MCAT Median: 29
New MCAT Average: 509 | New MCAT Median: 509

 

Undergraduate GPA

Average: 3.68

MCAT Score

24% Old MCAT | 56% New MCAT | 20% Combined MCAT

Old Average: 30.3 | Old Median: 29 | New Average: 509 | New Median: 509

1.2%
16.2%
34.4%
48.2%
4%
58%
5%
7%
19%
5%
2.95 - 2.99
3.03 - 3.49
3.8 - 4.0
3.5 - 3.79
24 - 27
28 - 34
35 - 42
501 - 506
507 - 513
514 - 522