2018-19 Osteopathic Medical College First-Year Enrollment by Gender and Race/Ethnicity

May 01, 2019

By: Aisha Ali

Enrollment Gender Osteopathic Medical Colleges Race/Ethnicity Research Reports Students Trends

First-year enrollment for academic year 2018-19 is 8,442. This is an increase of 354 enrollees or 4.4 percent when compared to first-year enrollment for academic year 2017-18. 

Male enrollment decreased by 55 enrollees or 1.3 percent while female enrollment increased by 405 enrollees or 11.0 percent since academic year 2017-18. There was an increase of four enrollees for the undisclosed category when compared to academic year 2017-18.

The underrepresented minority (URM) percentage for academic year 2018-19 is 10.0 percent when compared to 9.8 percent for academic year 2017-18.  This overall percentage increase is attributed to enrollment growth in the following URM categories: 

  • American Indian/Alaska Native, non-Hispanic increased by 20 enrollees or 91.0 percent.
  • Black/African American, non-Hispanic increased by 48 enrollees or 17.8 percent.
  • Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic increased by 4 enrollees or 36.4 percent.