Class Stats

Match Stats 2005-2009

The chart below shows, over the past five years, the percentage of medical school graduates who successfully match with residency programs. SUNY Upstate's match rate has exceeded the national average nine out of the past 10 years and every year since 2005.

Match Rates

  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Upstate 95.0 98.0 97.0 96.4 95.2
National 93.7 93.7 93.4 94.2 93.1

Class of 2012 Profile

Applicants (16% increase over previous year and highest ever) 5,321

  • New York state residents 1,945
  • Out-of-state residents 3,376
  • Women 2,469
  • Men 2,851

Entering Class 160

  • New York state residents 130
  • Out-of-state residents 30
  • Women 77
  • Men 83
  • Underrepresented minorities 23
  • Age at time of entry 20 to 38
  • Average age at time of entry 23.30

Average Undergraduate GPAs

  • Total GPA 3.59
  • Science GPA 3.53
  • Non-science GPA 3.69

Average MCAT Scores

  • Biological Sciences 10.47
  • Physical Sciences 10.08
  • Verbal Reasoning 9.53

Undergraduate Colleges Attended (approx. 75) Include:

  • Binghamton University
  • Brown University
  • Colgate University
  • College of William and Mary
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Hamilton College
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • LeMoyne College
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • McGill University
  • New York University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Rutgers University
  • Siena College
  • SUNY Buffalo, ESF, Stony Brook
  • Syracuse University
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • University of Pennsylvania

Match Day

medical students Juneyoung Yi and Shiu-Chung Au

Upstate medical students Juneyoung Yi (right) and Shiu-Chung Au embrace at Match Day 2009. Yi was matched with Upstate for a neurosurgery residency, while Au was matched at Shattuck Hospital in Boston.