Michael Ludwig and Caitlin McMenamin, both students in the Anatomy PhD Program at Penn State College of Medicine, are seen at work in a lab in the Department of Neural & Behavioral Sciences. The two are looking downward and framed at right by clean glassware hanging on a lab wall.

Anatomy PhD

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Anatomy PhD Entering Class Profile

Fall 2019-21 incoming class

100 percent

have prior research experience

Academic Profile

Colleges and universities: 11 (undergraduate) in eight states and one foreign country
Average (undergraduate) GPA: 3.6
Advanced degrees: 34 percent have MS or beyond; 8 percent entered immediately after receiving an undergraduate degree
Undergraduate majors: 9

Demographics

12 incoming students
50 percent female
50 percent male
17 percent under-represented minority students
92 percent U.S. citizens or permanent residents
8 percent non-U.S. citizen

Three-Year Admission Averages (2019 to 2021)

Applications received: 26
Offers of Admission: 5
Incoming Student Enrollment: 4