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PURCH Track Class Profiles

Our PURCH students come to us with a wealth of experiences—high school teacher, researcher, Peace Corps volunteer. Meet some of them

Class of 2023

PURCH Class of 2023 at their Whitecoat Ceremony

Class of 2023 Demographics

  • Massachusetts residents = 15 (3 from western Mass) | Out-of-state residents = 13
  • Under-represented in medicine = 1
  • Economically disadvantaged = 2
  • Female = 21 | Male = 7

Undergraduate Information

  • Average GPA = 3.7
  • MCAT score average = 85.8 percentile
  • Attended colleges from Washington to Washington, DC, and from Minnesota to Tennessee:
    Assumption College
    Bard College at Simon's Rock
    Biola University
    Boston College
    Brandeis University
    Carleton College
    Georgetown University
    Hamilton College (Clinton, NY)
    Harvard University
    Indiana Wesleyan University
    Kent State University-Main Campus
    Mount Holyoke College
    New York University
    Northeastern University
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    St. Lawrence University
    Tufts University
    University of California-Berkeley
    University of California-Los Angeles
    University of Chicago
    University of Washington
    Vanderbilt University

Medical Students in the PURCH Class of 2024

Class of 2024

Class of 2024 Demographics

  • Massachusetts residents = 15 (5 from western Mass) | Out-of-state residents = 11
  • First generation to attend college = 4
  • Under-represented in medicine = 4
  • Economically disadvantaged = 3
  • Female = 19 | Male = 7

Undergraduate Information

  • Average GPA = 3.82
  • MCAT score average = 86.4 percentile
  • Attended colleges from Michigan to Virginia, and from Kansas to Turkey:
    Bates College
    Bogazici University
    Brown University
    Bucknell University
    City University of New York Queens College
    College of William & Mary
    Fairfield University
    Kansas State University
    Macalester College
    Mount Holyoke College
    Penn State-University Park
    Skidmore College
    Tufts University
    University of Connecticut
    University of Massachusetts-Amherst
    University of Notre Dame
    University of Rhode Island
    University of Vermont
    Wayne State University
    Wellesley College
    William E. Macaulay Honors College at City College

Medical Students in the PURCH Class of 2025

Class of 2025

Class of 2025 Demographics

  • Massachusetts residents = 19 (6 from western Mass) | Out-of-state residents = 6
  • First generation to attend college = 4
  • Under-represented in medicine = 7
  • Economically disadvantaged = 6
  • Female = 16 | Male = 9

Undergraduate Information

  • Average GPA = 3.74
  • MCAT score average = 84.2 percentile
  • Attended colleges from Minnesota to New York and from Kentucky to North Carolina:
Centre College
College of the Holy Cross
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Elon University
Harvard University
Macalester College
Middlebury College
Northeastern University
Northwestern University-Evanston
Simmons University
Tufts University
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Class of 2026

Class of 2026 Demographics

  • Massachusetts residents = 20 (3 from western Mass) | Out-of-state residents = 6
  • First generation to attend college = 2
  • Under-represented in medicine = 7
  • Economically disadvantaged = 5
  • Female = 17 | Male = 8 | Genderqueer/Gender nonconforming = 1

Undergraduate Information

  • Average GPA = 3.73
  • MCAT score average = 85 percentile
  • Attended colleges from Maine to Missouri and from Boston to Los Angeles:
Amherst College
Barnard College
Bates College
Bowdoin College
Colby College
Colgate University
Cornell University
Harvard University
Northeastern University
University of California-Davis
University of California-Los Angeles
University of California-San Diego
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
University of Pennsylvania
University of Rochester
University of Southern California
Washington University in St. Louis
Wellesley College
Western New England University
Worcester State University