Master of Science in Anesthesia Student Body Profile

The MSA Program welcomes an average class of 80 students, combined, to its three locations in Cleveland, Ohio; Houston, Texas; and Washington, D.C. each year. As a collective, the current students in the CWRU MSA Program held an average undergraduate GPA of 3.52 and earned an average MCAT score of 500.

While a portion of the students begin the program immediately following the completion of their undergraduate work, a significant number of current students started their studies at CWRU after working for a number of years in industry or completing a graduate degree. The average age of the cohort is 25 years old.

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Background by Academic Field

Biology and Biological Sciences 42%
Other1 14%
Medical (includes Health Sciences, Medical Technology, Nursing, Premed and Public Health) 12%
Psychology and Neuroscience  11%
Biochemistry and Chemistry 11%
Cell, Molecular and Microbiology 6%
Physiology and Kinesiology 4%

Gender Breakdown

Female 50.3%
Male 49.7%

Where are we from?

Each icon on the map below indicates the location of our current students’ undergraduate institutions.


Other includes degrees in Advertising, Anthropology, Bioengineering, Civil Engineering, Communications, Economics, Ethnic Studies, History, Informatics, Law, Sociology, Zoology, various Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary fields.