The AAMC recently released applicant and enrollment data for 2009.
What are your chances of getting into medical school just based on the numbers? About 43.5% based on the 2009 data. The ratio was also 43.5% in 2008.
While the number of slots in schools have increased slightly, so have the number have applicants thus the constant ratio.
Click on the link above to read more about the numbers based on gender and ethnicity.
Keep in mind these numbers represent MD schools only, AACOM has not released acceptance numbers as far as I know. Applicant data for DO schools for 2009 is here.
What does this mean for you? We can expect the numbers to be similar for this year, meaning 56.5% of us are going to be very dissapointed. Good luck to all who are applying.