Loyola University Chicago

Pre-Health Professions

Osteopathic Numbers

Below are data and resources on recent matriculants to osteopathic medical school.  These data provide a general picture of competitive marks in terms of Cumulative GPA, Science GPA, and relevant standardized test scores.  The information provided in this section serves only as general guidelines.  The marks for individual matriculants and individual health professional schools may vary substantially from these general guidelines. Earning a certain GPA or test score does not guarantee acceptance to health professional school, nor does it destine one for rejection.

Cumulative GPA

  • Green Light: Cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.50
  • Yellow Light: Cumulative GPA less than 3.50 but greater than 3.20
  • Red Light: Cumulative GPA less than 3.2

BCP (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) GPA

  • Green Light: BCP GPA greater than or equal to 3.40
  • Yellow Light: BCP GPA less than 3.40 but greater than 3.10
  • Red Light: BCP GPA less than 3.10


  • Green Light: MCAT is 27 or higher
  • Yellow Light: MCAT is 26, 25, or 24
  • Red Light: MCAT is 23 or lower

Source: http://www.aacom.org/data/applicantsmatriculants/Documents/2011Matriculantsummary.pdf.