2020-21 Osteopathic Medical College Graduates by Gender and Race/Ethnicity

March 18, 2022

By: Aisha Ali

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The total for 2020-21 graduates is 7,416 which is an increase of 478 graduates or 6.9 percent since 2019-20 graduates. 

Male graduates increased by 218 graduates or 5.8 percent while female graduates increased by 256 graduates or 8.1 percent since 2019-20 graduates.  There was an increase of four graduates for the undisclosed category when compared to 2019-20 graduates.

The underrepresented minority (URM) percentage for 2020-21 graduates is 9.3 percent when compared to 8.0 percent for 2019-20 graduates. This overall percentage increase is attributed to growth in the following URM categories:

  • Hispanic/Latino increased by 101 graduates or 30 percent.
  • American Indian/Alaska Native, non-Hispanic increased by four graduates or 31 percent.
  • Black/African American, non-Hispanic increased by 27 graduates or 13.6 percent.
  • Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic increased by 3 graduates or 75 percent.